Scandals defined the year at the university

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You could have a whole Shonda Rhimes special in head coach Greg Heiar’s first year at the helm of the New Mexico State basketball program. This would also be short-lived. Assistant coach before the start of the season Edmond Pryor he was arrested and charged with forgery (Pryor maintained that he was innocent of the charges). Three months after the shooting at UNM, New Mexico State was embroiled in another scandal that cost Heiar his job.

According to the police reportOn Feb. 6, three unnamed players held down another teammate, “took off his clothes, exposed his bottom, started slapping his (bottom),” and described touching his scrotum. The incident prompted the player to come forward, but it was just one of many physical and sexual assaults he’s been subjected to in locker rooms and field trips since the start of the school year.


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