Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos and Cougs Should Be Rested.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

BYU Wasn't Tested Much Against AFA

University of New Mexico women's basketball coach Don Flanagan concedes that "geographically, we can't change it."

That does not, however, mean he's particularly happy with the fact Air Force is and probably forever will be the Lobos' Mountain West Conference traveling partner.

Thursday, UNM had a much-needed day off from MWC action, meaning 6-foot, 3-inch sophomore center Jordan Adams could give her aching back a rest and sophomore 3-guard Chelsea Grear could take her ailing feet to the doctor.

Brigham Young, the Lobos' opponent in the Pit tonight, didn't have a day off. But they might as well have.

The Cougars rolled over Air Force 74-59 and, in the process, were able to rest two starters. Erin Thorn, a freshman All-American last season, played only 11 minutes while resting her injured knee. …

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