Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobo Chatfield Confesses He's Not Feeling Well.(Sports)

Byline: Mark Smith Journal Staff Writer

There's no arguing that Eric Chatfield's game has been suffering. On Wednesday, the University of New Mexico's junior guard admitted his body has been as well.

"I've been having a lot of problems with my groin, my side and my kidney," says Chatfield, whose shooting and scoring averages have plunged in recent games. "The muscles in my stomach have been real weak. I'm going to the hospital (today) so they can run a series of tests."

UNM coach Fran Fraschilla says team trainers have not been able to pinpoint the ailment, but that "it might be kidney stones, a kidney infection or a bladder infection."

Chatfield's scoring average has dipped more than three points to 17. …

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