Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Slam Rally For Victory Over Stuff.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

For more than three quarters, the New Mexico Slam basketball team hardly resembled the squad that finally beat Cincinnati last week.

However, the Slam discovered their game just in time Monday to beat the Stuff again, this time by a 110-106 score in front of 3,115 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

"It's an indication that our team is starting to mature," said New Mexico coach John Whisenant. "We're learning to play with each other and have confidence in each other."

The Slam have won five of six, and, at 9-8, are above .500 for the first time this season in the International Basketball League.

"I thought it was a very enjoyable game for the fans," Whisenant said. …

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