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Weir apologizes for altercation between players before game against NMSU

KOB Web Staff
December 06, 2018 06:37 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- UNM men’s basketball coach Paul Weir issued an apology for an altercation between players before the Lobos played the Aggies.

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The statement reads, “I am extremely disappointed at the pre-grame events and wanted to apologize to not only everyone at The University of New Mexico, but also New Mexico State University.”

Video of the incident shows players from both teams involved in the altercation.

In the statement, Weir takes responsibility for the altercation.

“Our actions are a direct reflection of me and my lack of ability to communicate to our players the importance of sportsmanlike behavior,” Weir states.

Weir's Full Statement:

I am extremely disappointed at the pregame events and want to apologize to not only everyone at The University of New Mexico but also New Mexico State University. Our actions are a direct reflection of me and my lack of ability to communicate to our players the importance of sportsmanlike behavior. At no point has anyone in our program ever been encouraged to behave in that fashion and much like the outcome of the game itself, I am embarrassed. any member of this team who ats that way will have consequences and this will be no different.

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