Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Clovis Star Baskett Is Lobo-To-Be.(Sports)

Byline: Greg Archuleta Journal Staff Writer

UNM Also Picks Up Three Performers on the JC Level

Improving upon a shaky passing offense in 2000 is a tall order for the University of New Mexico football team. But the Lobos received a large verbal commitment Thursday that could help rectify their woes.

Hank Baskett III, a 6-foot, 5-inch, 205-pound wide receiver from Clovis High School, announced his intention to attend UNM next fall.

"I've lived in New Mexico all my life," said Baskett, who was the 1999-2000 Journal Prep Boys Male Athlete of the Year. "My family and everything are going to be close. (The Lobos) feel everything's going to start turning around, and I'd have a good chance of playing. …

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