LAS CRUCES -- New Mexico State head men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies today announced that senior forward Tyrone Watson has been indefinitely suspended from competition for a violation of team rules, starting with tonight’s game against Texas State.
“Our team rules are strict and they exist for the betterment of the university, the basketball team and the players,” said head men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies. “Tyrone Watson has been a phenomenal student-athlete in our program for four years, so obviously these allegations are extremely shocking and disturbing. Our investigation is ongoing. At the same time, we take allegations seriously and we are sensitive to the nature of the injuries sustained by the individual in this matter."