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2017 Schedule
17-14, 5th in MW

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

New Mexico announces all three members of its recruiting class have been granted releases. Chris Sodom, Isaiah Poor Bear-Chandler and Mike Parks, Jr.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

New Mexico makes official the hire of New Mexico State's Paul Weir:

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

New Mexico has agreed to a 6-year deal with New Mexico State coach Paul Weir, sources told ESPN. News conference expected today.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

New Mexico search is now focused on New Mexico State coach Paul Weir, sources told ESPN. Discussions ongoing.

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Lobos conducting coaching search quietly

While New Mexico wants to hire a new men's basketball coach quickly, athletic director Paul Krebs is keeping information on the search quiet so as not to lose any candidates.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

New Mexico officially announces the firing of Craig Neal.

AP Photo/Juan Antonio Labreche
23d

Neal fired as Lobos coach after four seasons

New Mexico has fired men's basketball head coach Craig Neal after the Lobos went 17-14 and failed to make the NCAA tournament for the third straight season.

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Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

New Mexico guard Elijah Brown will graduate and transfer, per the school. Averaged 18.8 points this season.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Craig Neal will be back as the head coach at New Mexico next season.

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.6166th
Rebounds Per Game34.5Tied-242nd
Assists Per Game13.5Tied-167th
Points Allowed72.7190th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record8-16
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances15