The University of New Mexico again fielded intercollegiate teams in 13 sports in 197&-77 school year. Two individuals won national championships. One athlete won an NCAA Postgraduate scholarship and seven Lobo athletes were accorded All America status. The total of all varsity athletics at UNM drew 411,906 spectators to home events. The basketball team ranked second in the nation in home attendance. Football attendance increased 18 per cent and season ticket sales for football jumped almost 50 per cent. The Lobo football team generated additional revenue by appearing on an ABC telecast against Brigham Young in Albuquerque in November.
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University of New Mexico. "Annual Report of the University, 1976-1977, Volumes 1-4." (1977). https://digitalrepository.unm.edu/unm_annual_reports/20