Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Basketball Ags Lose Two of Their Guards.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff and Wire Reports

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New Mexico State's men's basketball team suffered a real setback Monday with the loss of two guards from a team that already was thin on backcourt players.

Sophomore Dennis Desmond, the only player on the team with any experience at point guard, has quit school and headed home to Massachusetts. Desmond, who played in 31 games last season, said he wanted to be closer to home.

Meanwhile, freshman Dennis Trammell fractured a bone in his right wrist during a workout Saturday. The 6-foot, 1-inch guard was valedictorian at Westinghouse High in Chicago last year. …

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