New Mexico State fires men's basketball coach Greg Heiar following allegations of hazing within the team

    New Mexico State University men's basketball coach Greg Heiar has been fired, the school's chancellor announced Tuesday.

    (CNN)New Mexico State University has fired men's basketball head coach Greg Heiar amid allegations of hazing within the team, the university's chancellor announced Tuesday -- days after the school ended the team's season over the accusations.

    "As I've stated previously, hazing has no place on our campus, and those found responsible will be held accountable for their actions," chancellor Dan E. Arvizu said in an open letter to the university community. He did not provide specific details on why Heiar was fired.
    CNN is attempting to reach Heiar, who was in his first year as the team's coach and finishes the tenure with a 9-15 record, for comment.
      Heiar and the team's coaching staff were placed on paid administrative leave and the program was suspended indefinitely as the university investigates the allegations, the school said Saturday. The school said Sunday the suspension would last at least through this season.
        "Any further decisions regarding the remainder of the coaching staff will be made after additional investigations are concluded," Arvizu said Tuesday.
        Though university officials did not provide details on the allegations, a member of the men's basketball team told school police last week that he has