Jaisa Nunn completed a three-point play with 1 second remaining to help New Mexico stun the No. 16 Marquette women’s basketball team in its season opener, 88-87, on Monday night in Albuquerque, N.M.
Nunn was unstoppable for the Lobos as she finished the 39 points on 14-of-15 shooting from the field and by going 11 of 12 from the free-throw line.
Lauren Van Kleunen paced five players in double figures for the Golden Eagles with 23 points and Allazia Blockton chipped in 20.
Former coach dies: Former Old Dominion and Fayetteville State coach Jeff Capel Jr. died, less than two years after being diagnosed with ALS. Fayetteville State Chancellor James A. Anderson said family members told him of Capel’s death Monday. He was 64.
Capel was diagnosed with ALS in the spring of 2016 by doctors at Duke University. His son — Duke associate head coach Jeff Capel III — revealed the diagnosis in a first-person story written in January for The Players Tribune.