Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Long Feels UNM Has To Be Perfect.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

* Cardinal's Moseley and Lobos' Long now are competitive teammates

Not much good-natured ribbing has occurred between New Mexico Slam guards Lamont Long and David Moseley, as one would expect.

Perhaps that's because Moseley is pretty confident his Stanford mates will uphold his honor tonight when the top-ranked Cardinal men's basketball team plays host to UNM in Maples Pavilion.

"I talk to them all the time," Moseley says of his former teammates. "They better not lose to these guys. I'll go out there and kick their butts. I won't speak to them again. They can't lose to the Lobos."

Long, who helped UNM engineer a shocking upset on the road against second-ranked Arizona last season, knows what will have to take place for his former team to sneak away with a victory. …

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