NMMI-Portales basketball capsules — Feb. 1


New Mexico Military (7-10) at PHS (10-9)

• When: 7 p.m. today at the RAC

• Radio: KSEL-FM 105.9

• Last meeting: Dec. 14, Portales handed the Colts a 64-44 loss at Roswell.

• Last time out: NMMI lost at Class 1A No. 3 Hagerman 59-45 on Tuesday. The Rams absorbed a 69-59 home setback to Tucumcari, also on Tuesday.

• NMMI players to watch: Mac Brown, Jr., G; Blade Allen, Sr., P.

• Of note: NMMI is 4-5 on the road this season. Meantime, the RAC hasn’t been that kind to Portales (2-4), although two of the losses were to Class 5A Clovis and Class 4A Roswell Goddard. … Brown leads the Colts in scoring (11.6 ppg) and assists (2.6 apg), while Allen leads in rebounding (10.8 rpg) and blocks (1.4 bpg). … NMMI has gone 0-4 this season against District 4-3A, with home-and-home losses to Ruidoso and a loss at Lovington. None of the games has been closer than 16 points.

— Compiled by Dave Wagner