Team preview: New Mexico

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 5:13 PM ET
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"I always tried to make clear that basketball is not the ultimate. It is of small importance in comparison to the total life we live. There is only one kind of life that truly wins, and that is the one that places faith in the hands of the Savior. Until that is done, we are on an aimless course that runs in circles and goes nowhere."
-- John Wooden, former UCLA Basketball Coach

New Mexico coach Ritchie McKay doesn't claim to be the next John Wooden, but he certainly shares his beliefs in the midst of one of the most trying times in his life.

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