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New Mexico - Portland Postgame Quotes
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/01/2003

Dec. 1, 2003

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UNM HEAD COACH Ritchie McKay:

"I thought they were definitely the better team in the second half. My hat's off to their coaching staff and the way they executed. We can learn from the way they executed in our future games. They really camped it in on Dave (Chiotti) on the help side and we just stood instead of being more aggressive and driving the ball. It's something we still have to learn. The adjustment was they made shots in the second half. They got a little bolder and Frandsen really got going and fired a couple that really, really hurt us. We definitely weren't used to it. This was a game about a lack of execution. We had seven days to prepare. This team beat Gonzaga last year at Gonzaga, so it's not like they're a bad team. They have experienced guards. Those guys, when we got up 10 there was no panic on their faces, they just kept running their stuff."

Wednesday, December 31
5:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Fresno State
Saturday, January 03
6:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Colorado State (Alumni Day)
Tuesday, January 06
9:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at San Diego State
Saturday, January 10
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Utah State
Wednesday, January 14
7:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Air Force
Sunday, January 18
4:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
vs. Boise State
Wednesday, January 21
9:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at UNLV
Saturday, January 24
8:00 PM - 
Men's Basketball
at Wyoming
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