Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Crush Drexel For Tourney Title.(Sports)

Byline: Mark Smith Journal Staff Writer

White Leads Six New Mexico Players in Double Figures

Who needs a loss to come back down to earth? The University of New Mexico men's basketball team looked just fine flying high above the court Saturday night in a 93-60 destruction of Drexel (4-6) in the championship game of the 36th annual Comcast Lobo Invitational.

Just one day after getting a wicked tongue lashing from Fran Fraschilla - in which the coach suggested a loss may be the only way to get his club motivated - the Lobos (9-1) put on a clinic in their finest outing of the season.

They played at their highest energy level it had yet to achieve this season. It used a menacing defense and a fast-breaking offense to turn the game into an early rout. And the crowd of 16,705 was just as intense, igniting its team from the opening tap. …

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