NMSU suspends operations for men’s basketball program indefinitely

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico State University is suspending operations for the men’s basketball program until further notice, according to school officials.

In a statement to KOB 4, a NMSU spokesperson shared the following:

“NMSU personnel were recently informed of new allegations, separate from the events that took place in Albuquerque late last year, involving potential violations of university policy. While those allegations are being investigated, the men’s basketball coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave. The game scheduled for February 11 against California Baptist will not be played.”

From the NMSU Board of Regents, via a spokesperson:

“The New Mexico State University Board of Regents were informed this evening of the suspension of operations for the men’s basketball program. The board supports the action taken by the university leaders and is confident a full and thorough investigation will be conducted.”

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