Paul Weir promoted to New Mexico State head coach

The New Mexico State Aggies have found their next head basketball coach.

On Tuesday, CBS Sports reported that Paul Weir, who spent the last five seasons as associate head coach and nine total seasons on the staff, has been promoted to the head coaching position with an agreement in principle reached.

The New Mexico State coaching vacancy became available when Marvin Menzies left to take the head coaching job at UNLV, which opened when Chris Beard left for Texas Tech after just one week on the job.

With Menzies and Weir working together, New Mexico State reached the NCAA Tournament five times. Menzies and Weir also led the Aggies to five WAC tournament titles, while compiling a record of  198-111.

If Weir can continue that success, the Aggies will be in good hands.

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