RMAC Shootout slate all set

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By The Staff

New Mexico Highlands will be the seventh seed in this week’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Shootout and will play at Adams State, the two seed, 7 p.m. Tuesday in Alamosa, Colo.

ASU is 19-7, 16-6.

Joe Harge’s Cowboys (13-13, 11-11) punctuated the regular season Saturday with a 70-67 win at Western New Mexico.

Mannie Cass and Lavell McDade scored 19 apiece in that win.

Also Saturday, the NMHU women closed with a 70-67 defeat at WNMU. The Cowgirls, who got 15 points from Alyssa Lopez and 13 from Cwynnci Lobaugh, finish 4-22, 4-18.

The NMHU-ASU winner moves on to play the victor between No. 3 Fort Lewis and No. 6 Colorado Mines. In other first-round men’s Shootout games, No. 1 Metro hosts No. 8 Colorado Christian, and No. 4 CSU-Pueblo hosts No. 5 Mesa.