New Mexico trying new approach entering NCAAs

Posted at: 03/19/2014 1:48 PM
By: GLEN ROSALES Associated Press



ALBUQUERQUE (AP) - It's a memory that everybody connected to the New Mexico basketball program is hard-pressed to forget.
    
A year ago, the Lobos were media darlings. They were seeded third and were a popular pick to reach the Final Four.
    
This from a program that had never won more than one game in any NCAA tournament.
    
Rather that reaching the last weekend of the season, however, New Mexico fell to unheralded and fourteenth-seeded Harvard in the opening game.
    
First-year New Mexico head coach Craig Neal is doing things a bit differently this year headed into the tournament.
    
The seeded-seventh Lobos meet No. 10 Stanford on Friday in St. Louis.

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