Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Turn Tables on Gremlins With NIT Success.(Sports)

Byline: RICK WRIGHT Of the Journal

This year, the joke's on the gremlins. Albuquerque actually has embraced the National Invitation Tournament this year men's and women's versions.

The University of New Mexico Lobos, men's and women's versions, have enjoyed the NIT, too profiting in terms of confidence, experience and exposure.

The NIT's profiting as well in terms of money, moolah and bucks.

So, take that, gremlins. All your work during the season and in the Mountain West Conference tournament has been for naught.

Who caused that sudden gust in the Thomas & Mack Center that propelled Marlon Parmer's potential game-winning 3-pointer to the back of the rim against Brigham Young, costing the UNM men a berth in the NCAA Tournament? …

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