Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lightfoot's Absence Leaves Backcourt Light.(Sports)

Byline: Rick Wright Journal Staff Writer

Parmer May Sit Out Thursday's Exhibition

Shooting guard Tim Lightfoot missed Monday's Lobos men's basketball practice with an eye infection, coach Fran Fraschilla said.

That, however, might have to qualify as the good news.

Fraschilla said that Lightfoot, who missed the Lobos' first eight games last season after undergoing testicular surgery, experienced new pain in that area Monday and was examined by a specialist.

As of Monday evening, Fraschilla had not heard the outcome of the examination.

"It may be that the staple they inserted came loose and they'll have to go back in and fix it," Fraschilla said. …

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