(KRQE) - The Albuquerque city council's proclamation honoring the UNM men's basketball team.
The Council of the
City of Albuquerque
April 1, 2013
WHEREAS, the 2012/2013 University of New Mexico Men's Lobo Basketball Team is made up of Cleveland Thomas, Chris Perez, Hugh Greenwood, Chad Adams, Kendall Williams, Devon Williams, Jamal Fenton, Tony Snell, Merv Lindsay, Nick Banyard, Kory Alford, Demetrius Walker, Cameron Bairstow, and Alex Kirk, and was coached by Head Coach Steve Alford, Assistant Coaches Craig Neal, Duane Broussard, Drew Adams, and Director of Basketball Operations Craig Snow; and
WHEREAS, the UNM Men's Lobo Basketball Team brings pride, spirit, and excitement to Albuquerque; and
WHEREAS, the UNM Lobo Basketball Team finished the 2012/2013 season with a 29-5 record without ever losing 2 games in a row; and
WHEREAS, the UNM Men's Lobo Basketball Team won the 2013 Mountain West Conference Title as well as in 2009, 2010, and 2012 ; and
WHEREAS, the Lobos were ranked as the Number 3 seed in the West bracket of the NCAA Tournament and entered the tournament ranked Number 10 in the nation; and
WHEREAS, the PIT, seating 15,411 plus 350 club seats, sells out for the UNM Lobo Basketball games; and
WHEREAS, Lobo fans also attended the Mountain West Conference by the thousands, making the Thomas and Mack Center feel more like The Pit than UNLV; and
WHEREAS, we are honored to call the LOBOS our team and look forward to a 2013/2014 basketball season of excitement and success.
BE IT PROCLAIMED, THE COUNCIL, THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF ALBUQUERQUE, CONGRATULATES THE 2012/2013 UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO LOBOS FOR THEIR OUTSTANDING RECORD AND MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE TITLE!
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