The Lovington native was a Jim Thorpe Award finalist in 1999 (as the nation's top defensive back) and led the nation in tackles in 1998.
No. 1 seed UNM's first game will be Thursday at 8 p.m. (MT).
The Lobo Softball Field will serve as a donation drop-off/collection site for the next week before head coach Erica Beach and former Lobo football player Derek Watson transport the items to the Oklahoma City area
DJ Peterson and Mitch Garver earned Co-Mountain West Player of the Year honors for the second straight season, while Ray Birmingham was named Coach of the Year and Sam Haggerty earned Co-Freshman of the Year honors.
Both of the University of New Mexico's basketball programs are proud to support Governor Susana Martinez's new summer youth reading initiative.