Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Nothing New Here: Slam Face the Stuff Once Again.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

No surprises will be evident on the court tonight when the New Mexico Slam take on Cincinnati. Again.

It's the fourth consecutive meeting between the teams and the third in a row at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

The Slam have won the last two games, overcoming a 15-point, fourth-quarter deficit in the last outing to snuff the Stuff.

But to come away with another victory will be no easy chore, says New Mexico coach John Whisenant.

"It's a psychological thing," he says. "They're a good team, but we know we can beat them now. It's just a confrontation of the wills."

Playing a team for the fourth time in less than two weeks means the foes are familiar with each other. …

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