POSTED: Monday, December 28, 2009 - 11:20pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:25pm
Miners start game on 17-0 run and cruise to a 93-56 rout in the tournament opener. Mary Haskins is honored between tournament games. The NMSU men win in Las Cruces while the women complete a sweep of UTEP at the Haskins Center 62-57. Mike Leach is suspended from Texas Tech for the Holiday Bowl after receiving complaints concering treatment of an injured player. Toby Gerhart is happy to be done with finals and the awards circuit and concentrating on his last game at the Sun Bowl against Oklahoma. Georgia dominates the 2nd half of the Independence Bowl to beat Texas A&M. And Tony Romo is confident about the Dallas Cowboys being one of the best teams in the league deserving of a playoff spot.