Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNM Ignores the Odds - But Can't Beat Them.(Sports)

Byline: RICK WRIGHT Of the Journal

SALT LAKE CITY I believe it was Indiana Jones who said, "Never tell me the odds."I'm pretty sure it was Roseanne Rosannadanna who said, "It's always something."

Monday night, the University of New Mexico men's basketball team came to the Huntsman Center and defied the odds for 38 minutes.

But, for the Lobos, it's always something in Salt Lake City.

This time, that something was a lack of effort and a lack of defense down the stretch.

Maybe somebody told them the odds.

The Lobos, regaining their long-absent shooting eye but losing their competitive edge, went down in the Huntsman Center for the 12th straight time and for the 28th time in 32 games on the Utah Utes' current homecourt. …

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