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UNM coach Craig Neal talks to Lobos Kendall Williams, Hugh Greenwood (3) and Cameron Bairstow on Saturday night. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

Lobos adjusting to new college hoops rules

Hopefully college basketball fans like the sound of whistles.

They’ll be commonplace this season thanks to new rules this season ushered in by the NCAA in an attempt to make the game more free flowing and easier to score by curbing physical play, especially on the perimeter.

It’s probably no coincidence that the offseason rule changes followed a 2012-13 season in which scoring in the sport was at a six-decade low.

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