December 30, 2011

2002 Albuquerque

Albuquerque, New Mexico
March 2002

Year of “The Ring of Fire”

Special Appearance with the Missouri Tiger

The Pit Fast Facts

-You walk in on the top level and go down stairs to get to your seats.

-Most of the Pit is underground.

-Most of the Pit consists of bleechers

-It is a Pit



Our Court Inspectors hard at work

Mr. Kelly at Kellys

Checking out where the Lobos Play. They just love bleachers at UNM.

Kenny reenacting the 95 Memphis Shuffle. This time he was running.


This was the cheerleading squad and mascot for the UCSB Gouchos. In the picture he was dancing to YMCA by the Village People.

The view from our seats (10 rows off the court).

Our Free Time – The Turquoise Trail to Sante Fe

The Sandia Tram brought us up to 10,500 feet and to 20 degrees

Our first visit to a Ghost Town, Madrid NM


J.W. Eaves Movie Ranch with Al Cantu who has been in 130 movies.

Dave playing a guitar given to Al by Elvis.

Sante Fe Adobe.

The Games (Midwest Regional)

5) Miami   |  
 Missouri 93-80*  
12) Missouri  
   Missouri 83-67 *
4) Ohio State   | |
 Ohio State 69-64  
13) Davidson   
6) Gonzaga    
 Wyoming 73-66 *  
11) Wyoming   |
  |  Arizona 68-60 
3) Arizona  |
 Arizona  86-81            
14) UC Santa Barbera 

* upsets

Note that 50% of the games were upsets!Highest Final Seat: Missouri Made the elite 8

Biggest Upset: Gonzaga is defeated.  They felt they deserved a 2 seed for the tournament.

I fell into a burning ring of fire, I went down, down, down

And the flames went higher

And it burns, burns, burns, the ring of fire, the ring of fire.

Johnny Cash