Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Upcoming Homestand Litmus Test for UNM.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

Rival Rebs, Upstart Aztecs To Visit Pit

Two weekends into the Mountain West Conference women's basketball season, the University of Utah is proving why it was the choice of both the coaches and the media to be crowned the regular-season champion on Feb. 10.

The Utes are 3-0 in league play, and all their wins have come on the road.

First, they knocked off New Mexico 76-73 at the Pit on Jan. 7 in a nationally televised game. Then on Thursday, Utah was particularly impressive in thrashing UNLV at the Thomas and Mack Center, 70-51. And on Saturday the Utes stormed from behind to stop San Diego State 56-47 at Cox Arena. …

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