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He filed a lawsuit over an alleged incident of NMSU basketball

He filed a lawsuit over an alleged incident of NMSU basketball

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Two members of the New Mexico State University basketball team have filed a civil lawsuit against the university, former head coach Greg Heyer, assistant coach Dominic Taylor, and three other NMSU basketball players in connection with an alleged hazing incident that occurred within the team. According to the lawsuit filed in Third Judicial District Court, plaintiffs allege that three players, DeShawndre Washington, Dr. Bradley and Kim Aiken, initiated what is described as unsolicited touching and harsh comments toward a plaintiff in the locker room. On KOAT.com New Mexico State Fire Coach Greg Hear, In the Wake of Hazing Allegations, Police Report Clarifies Gambling Allegations at NMSU, Could NMSU Generate Less Money After Hazing Investigation? The suit, from a plaintiff, alleges that the team’s behavior was out of control in the locker room and on the road. The suit says the behavior was rarely addressed or restricted by the coaching staff. The plaintiff says in the lawsuit that “Aiken, Bradley, and Washington were often inappropriate, disrespectful, and violent toward their fellow team members.” In the lawsuit, two of the plaintiffs described the alleged abuses that took place. The lawsuit comes after the university suspended the 2022-2023 men’s basketball program and fired former coach Greg Hear amid several incidents that included not only alleged hazing, but an incident in which a member of the NMSU basketball team was seen on videotaping and killing a University of New Mexico student.

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Two members of the New Mexico State University basketball team have filed a civil lawsuit against the university, former head coach Greg Heyer, assistant coach Dominic Taylor, and three other NMSU basketball players in connection with an alleged hazing incident that occurred within the team.

According to the lawsuit filed in the Third Judicial District Court, plaintiffs allege that three players, Dishondry Washington, Dr. Bradley and Kim Aiken, initiated what is described as unsolicited touching and harsh comments toward a plaintiff in the locker room.


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The suit, from a plaintiff, alleges that the team’s behavior was out of control in the locker room and on the road. The suit says the behavior was rarely addressed or restricted by the coaching staff. “Aiken, Bradley, and Washington were often inappropriate, disrespectful, and violent toward their fellow team members,” the plaintiff says in the suit.

In the lawsuit, two of the plaintiffs described incidents of alleged hazing that occurred.

The lawsuit comes after the university suspended the 2022-2023 men’s basketball program and fired former coach Greg Hear amid several incidents that included not only alleged hazing, but an incident in which a member of the NMSU basketball team was seen on videotaping and killing a University of New Mexico student.