Lobos after 1Q of MWC Play

Some thoughts after four games

Once the conference season starts the pace of games picks up, and other than the two bye dates it is difficult to absorb one game before it’s time to start focusing on the next.  Time to stop and think is rare, time for substantive analysis rarer still.  But at the quarter point of the conference schedule it is good to take at least a quick assessment.

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Lobos go down to .500 after loss to Colorado State

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Commentators said the game was “an absolute clinic against the zone.” Unfortunately for New Mexico, it was the Lobo zone they were referring to.

The Lobos fell 91-76 to the Colorado State Rams on the road on Saturday afternoon. With this result, New Mexico is .500 as it drops to an 8-8 overall record and 2-2 in the Mountain West. The Rams improve to 7-10 overall and 2-2 in the conference. Continue reading “Lobos go down to .500 after loss to Colorado State”

Rebels hand Lobos first conference loss of the season

New Mexico received its first conference loss of the season on Tuesday night with an 80-69 result in favor of UNLV. Scott Forman/The Lobo Lair
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New Mexico head coach Paul Weir did not stay in the locker room very long after his team lost 80-69 to UNLV. When asked about what he told his players, he gave a message that was simple and to the point. 

“See you at 5am,” he said. Continue reading “Rebels hand Lobos first conference loss of the season”