New Mexico State announced Tuesday it had fired men’s basketball coach Greg Heiar after the school canceled the season due to hazing allegations involving players.
The announcement was made by chancellor Dan E. Arvizu late Tuesday after athletic director Mario Moccia told Heiar of the school’s decision.
“As I’ve stated previously, hazing has no place on our campus, and those found responsible will be held accountable for their actions,” Arvizu wrote, via ESPN. “I am committed to the safety and well-being of all members of our campus community, as well as to the integrity of our university.
BREAKING: New Mexico State has terminated men’s basketball coach Greg Heiar.
— Colin Deaver (@ColinDeaverTV) February 15, 2023
New Mexico State has fired Greg Heiar.
Not sure a coach has done a worse job all-around of leading a program in recent memory.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) February 15, 2023