Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Aggies, Lobos Finally Compromise on Dates.(Sports)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

In a matter of the immovable object and the unstoppable force, the New Mexico Lobos and New Mexico State Aggies have had some real problems setting dates for their men's basketball games for the upcoming season.

UNM wanted late dates so that transfer guard Ruben Douglas would be available for both games.

NMSU had been down that road before when Kenny Thomas sat out the first semester during the 1998-99 season and wasn't about to accommodate the Lobos again.

Douglas, a shooting guard, transferred from Arizona in January and won't be eligible until the end of the first semester, which is Dec. 17.

The in-state rivals will play Dec. …

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