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New Mexico basketball loss makes Loboland.com editor ragequit

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These things happen when you lose to an Ivy League team, I guess.

From Dennis Latta, editor of Rivals' Loboland.com, in a column titled "Longtime sportswriter says farewell":

I really thought that the University of New Mexico finally had a men's basketball team that earned the loyalty of their fans.

I was wrong.

I've been around Lobo basketball for 33 seasons. For 32 of those seasons, I knew that UNM had a team that could fold and lose to anyone at any time. I never got my expectations too high because a collapse was possible anytime they walked out on that floor.

I thought this team was different. I was convinced that this Lobo team was for real. It had experience, a good front line and a good backcourt and good chemistry and was smart.

I was wrong.

You can sense the pattern of this column. It continues.

ht @PlannedSickDays

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