Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Aloha Means Goodbye.(Sports)

Byline: Randy Harrison Journal Staff Writer

Lobos Dismiss Wahine, Get WNIT Finals Spot

Another team's season came to a crashing halt Saturday night at the Pit to a hot New Mexico Lobos team with a significant home-court advantage.

"Is it fair? I guess not," said Jordan Adams with a shrug suggesting that all is fair in love and WNIT basketball.

When all the postseason demands is to win the game of survival, New Mexico is running roughshod through the tournament. Behind 17 points from a quick-starting Adams, the Lobos belted Hawaii 68-43 Saturday night at the Pit before 11,090 fans for their fourth straight lopsided home victory in the Women's National Invitation Tournament.

The Lobos (22-12) will play host to the championship game Wednesday at 7 p.m. against the winner of today's James Madison-Ohio State semifinal in Columbus, Ohio. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.