New Mexico State men's basketball program is suspended over hazing allegations

    The NMSU men's basketball team, seen here practicing at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces in 2019, has been suspended "until further notice," according to the university.

    (CNN)New Mexico State University has suspended its men's basketball program over hazing allegations within the team, the school announced Saturday.

    The coaching staff has been placed on paid administrative leave as the conduct among the Aggies is investigated, university officials said.
    "The board supports the action taken by the university leaders and is confident a full and thorough investigation will be conducted," the NMSU Board of Regents said in a statement to CNN.
      Officials have not provided details on the allegations or how many students were involved. CNN has reached out to the campus and New Mexico police for comment.