Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

New Mexico State Beginning To Pile Up Some Mileage in Sun Belt.(Sports)

Byline: From Journal Reports

MOBILE, Ala. When Lou Henson retired as men's basketball coach at Illinois five years ago, he and wife, Mary, were looking forward to doing some traveling as a retired couple.

The retirement was short-lived, though. At the start of the 1997-98 season, Henson was named coach at New Mexico State.

He might be working, but the next three games could be something Henson didn't have in mind when it comes to traveling.

This afternoon, NMSU (5-12, 1-4 Sun Belt Conference) squares off against host South Alabama (12-6, 3-2).

In the last week, an airport has been more familiar to the Aggies than a basketball arena. …

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