Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Slam's Whisenant Feeling Good About Team.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

New Mexico Has Won Four of Its Last Five

The days are looking a little brighter for the New Mexico Slam.

Coach John Whisenant was feeling so good Sunday that after a morning practice, he took the afternoon off to enjoy his first tour around the links since practice for the International Basketball League season began in late October.

"It's a beautiful day, and I haven't played (golf) since practice started," he said.

Whisenant has reason to feel optimistic. The Slam are riding their best streak of the season, having won four of five to even their record at 8-8.

New Mexico is coming off an impressive 99-92 home victory Saturday over Cincinnati, which had tormented New Mexico in three previous meetings. …

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