Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Still Have Shot for Second in MWC.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

SALT LAKE CITY If the University of New Mexico women's basketball team can upset 13th-ranked Utah this afternoon, the mathematics are simple.

The Lobos would finish the Mountain West Conference regular season tied either for second or third place but would win the tie-breaker for the higher seed at next week's conference tournament in Las Vegas, Nev.

If UNM loses, the math gets far more difficult. More than likely, the Lobos would end up in a two- or three-way tie for third place, and the tournament seeding for that spot would come down to a coin flip.

Here's how it works:

If UNM (17-10, 8-5) wins today, it'll end up 9-5 in the conference. …

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