Found December 23, 2012 on Bush League Chronicle:
The South Dakota State Jackrabbits upset the previously undefeated New Mexico Lobos for a huge victory in Albuquerque on Saturday, 70-65. But this wasn't just any normal road trip for South Dakota State. No, this one involved a lot of road. According to The Dagger, the Jackrabbits had one heck of a time simpy getting to the arena. The morning after Wednesday night's discouraging 76-49 loss at Belmont, South Dakota State players awoke in their Nashville hotel at 4:30 a.m. and boarded a bus to the airport in hopes of boarding a flight to Albuquerque with a layover in Chicago. Snow and wind in Chicago cancelled that flight and the Jackrabbits could not find another one with sufficient seats for their entire party, so they chartered a bus and began a 1,200-mile drive to Albuquerque instead.South Dakota State left Nashville at 2 p.m. EST, spent Thursday night at a hotel in Shawnee, Okla., and arrived Friday evening in Albuquerque in time to get through a quick hour-long practice. It was a 27-hour journey, yet it was clearly the Jackrabbits who appeared to have the fresher legs and greater will to win Saturday afternoon.Wow. And you thought your commute was brutal.Jackrabbits guard Nate Wolters paced his squad with 28 points on the strength of 9 of 15 shooting. The Lobos had been flirting with danger all season long before Saturday as they had won six of their games by single digits. However, they weren't able to muster a win against the road-weary 'Rabbits this time around.Via The Dagger.
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