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Lobos declaw Cougars, 'Cats

Using a great defensive effort and frontcourt scoring, the UNM women's basketball team moved into the quarterfinals of the Women's National Invitation Tournament after ousting the University of Arizona 75-62 Saturday night at The Pit.


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Ski team fifth in championships

The UNM ski team finished fifth out of 22 teams with a combined total of 496.5 points at the 48th annual NCAA Championships March 8-10 in Middlebury, Vt. The University of Denver won its second straight championship with 649 points, the University of Vermont came in second with 605 points and the University of Colorado was third with 595.5 points.


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Men's tennis team dominates Wolfpack

The UNM men's tennis team used a strong overall effort in destroying the University of Nevada at Reno 7-0 Sunday afternoon at the Lobo Tennis Club. Of the nine matches played, UNM lost only one set and shut out its opponent in six matches


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Athletes of the Week

Kathy Moore of the UNM softball team and Ruben Douglas of the UNM men's basketball team have been chosen as the New Mexico Daily Lobo Athletes of the Week.



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<font color="red"><ib>Web Exclusive:</font> Bliss returns to The Pit: UNM faces Baylor in NIT

Guess who’s coming to dinner? It was the matchup fans talked about the most, an event second only to an NCAA Tournament bid that was just out of reach. The National Invitational Tournament selection committee announced late Sunday that Baylor University will meet UNM in The Pit at 10 p.m. Wednesday in the first round of the tournament in a game that will be televised on ESPN. Baylor coach Dave Bliss left UNM two years ago and was replaced by Fran Fraschilla, who will make his second consecutive post season appearance in the NIT.




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<font color="red"><ib>Web Exclusive:</font> Former coach's return not so Blissful; Lobos oust Baylor from NIT 83-73

With emotions running high on the court and in the stands, a crowd of 11, 451 saw UNM pull off an intense 83-73 win over Baylor University Tuesday at The Pit in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The win capped a roller coaster week for the team, which saw it almost play its way into an NCAA Tournament berth, only to find out that its old coach — Dave Bliss — and his new team would come to the place he called home for 11 years.



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<font color="red"><ib>Web Exclusive:</font> UNM women fall to CSU in Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The UNM women’s basketball team fell short in a furious comeback, losing 70-65 Friday to Colorado State University in the semifinals of the Mountain West Conference Tournament. The win catapults the Rams (23-6) into the finals, where they will battle Brigham Young University, which outscored Utah 37-10 in the second half to knock off the 13th-ranked Utes 57-50. The winner will receive an automatic bid into next week’s NCAA Tournament.


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<font color="red"><ib>Web Exclusive:</font> Bench picks up slack in Lobo loss

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The UNM women’s basketball team's bench kept its hopes of a win alive, but the Lobos gave up too many second-chance opportunities, which spelled doom for the their chances in a 70-65 loss to Colorado State University. With the Lobos’ starters struggling from the field, the reserves came into the game and brought energy. However, they could not help combat 17 second-chance points by the Rams.


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Lobos learn how to finish

Las Vegas, Nev. - The UNM women's basketball team has had trouble closing out its opponents in the final minutes of games this season and often has barely hung on for the victory.


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UNM overcomes sloppy first half

Las Vegas, Nev. - The UNM women's basketball team used a strong second-half performance to overcome a sloppy first half in its 55-49 opening-round win over San Diego State University in the Mountain West Conference Tournament Wednesday.





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Lobo come up just short in loss to Utes

Despite a career-high 24 points by sophomore point guard Marlon Parmer and a season-high-tying 18 points by senior forward Wayland White Saturday, the University of Utah handed the streaky UNM men's basketball team its third straight loss.



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Athletes of the Week

Sophomore guard Marlon Parmer of the UNM men's basketball team scored 18 points on five-of-10 shooting, and was six-of-eight from the free-throw line against Brigham Young University Thursday in a 72-67 UNM loss.



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