Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Flanagan's Wary of Flight.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

Lobos Have Veteran Lineup in Exhibition

Don Flanagan has a pretty good idea what to expect from the Houston Flight tonight when his University of New Mexico women's basketball team tips off the season in an exhibition at the Pit.

"Each year, they're athletic," Flanagan says.

That's exactly what the Lobos need, he says, considering they open their regular season Nov. 10 against LSU in the Women's Sports Foundation Classic at the Pit.

"What I like about them (the Flight) is you can make some comparisons with LSU as far as being athletic and a team that'll fast-break you," Flanagan says. "You really have to get back quickly on defense."

The Flight, if past history holds true, won't come in as conditioned or disciplined as LSU a team that will be ranked in the top 10. …

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