Legislator to compete in charity basketball game

CNJ staff

Rep. Dennis Roch will compete in the University of New Mexico Cancer Center’s Hoops for Hope 2011 Annual Legislative Basketball Game on Thursday, according to a news release.

Players on the House of Representatives team will be representing the New Mexico State University Aggies and players on the New Mexico Senate team will represent the UNM Lobos.

All proceeds from the game will benefit the UNM Cancer Center.

Last year, the event raised a record-setting $10,000, the release said.

The game will be held 7 p.m. Thursday in the Santa Fe High School gym.