Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Cowboys Schedule Aggies, Lobos Possible.(Journal North)

Byline: Will Webber Journal Staff Writer

NMHU Also Has NAIA Lightweight

LAS VEGAS, N.M. -- The New Mexico Highlands University men's basketball team will venture to both ends of the food chain when it comes to filling its schedule for the 2003-04 season.

An NCAA Division II program, NMHU will play a pair of non-conference games against NAIA lightweight Johnson and Wales University and one against in-state rival New Mexico State, a Division I school.

In between, the Cowboys will have a home-and-home series with Western New Mexico and another with St. Edward's (Texas), both Division II schools. Another game against a DI opponent, New Mexico, is also in the works.

Cowboys head coach Ed Manzanares said he and UNM coach Ritchie McKay are close to an agreement that would have NMHU visit the Pit in early January 2004. …

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