Paul Weir will not return as New Mexico Lobos males’s basketball coach subsequent season

Paul Weir will likely be out as New Mexico’s head males’s basketball coach on the finish of the season, the college introduced Friday night time.

Weir is anticipated to educate within the regular-season finale towards Colorado State on Wednesday and within the Mountain West Convention event.

“Paul and I agree {that a} change of management in our males’s basketball program is in our greatest curiosity presently,” athletic director Eddie Nunez mentioned. “Whereas this 12 months has definitely been difficult for Coach Weir, his workers, and our student-athletes, after evaluating the general program, it’s the acceptable time for a brand new starting. I wish to thank Paul and his household for his or her dedication and repair to New Mexico and we want them the easiest sooner or later.”

New Mexico has struggled this season, sitting at 6-14 general and 2-14 within the Mountain West getting into Wednesday’s recreation. The Lobos have been displaced due to the coronavirus pandemic and performed most of their house video games in Lubbock, Texas. They went 19-14 final season, 14-18 in 2018-19 and 19-15 in 2017-18.

Weir took over at New Mexico in 2017 after a decade at New Mexico State. He spent 9 seasons as an assistant coach for the Aggies after which was the pinnacle coach for one season, going 28-6 and main them to the NCAA event.

The Canada native additionally has expertise as an assistant coach at Iowa and Northwestern State.

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