Team preview: New Mexico

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2004-05 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: October 20, 2004, 5:17 PM ET
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New Mexico basketball is synonymous with a rabid fan following creating ungodly noise levels in The Pit, an ability to shoot the three-pointer through a succession of coaching regimes and a postseason history with 18 NIT and NCAA appearances in the last 21 seasons.

Lobo fans, however, are not noted for their patience.