Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Slam Win in IBL Debut for Long.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal

Ex-Lobo Helps In Stopping the Stuff

The New Mexico Slam are starting to make a habit of climbing out of deep holes.

For the second straight game, the Slam erased a double-digit deficit against Cincinnati, coming away with a 105-96 victory Friday night in front of 2,107 fans at the Albuquerque Convention Center.

On hand to help in the win was former University of New Mexico guard Lamont Long, making his International Basketball League debut after struggling with injuries earlier in the season.

The victory was the third in a row by New Mexico over the Stuff. The Slam had won six of seven heading into Saturday's home contest against defending IBL champion St. …

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