Friday , Mar , 23 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Alford headed to New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM (Sports Network) – New Mexico has named former Iowa head coach
Steve Alford to be the head coach of the Lobos.

Alford replaces Ritchie McKay, whose contract was terminated at the
conclusion of the season. The Lobos finished this past season at 15-17,
losing their final five games.

Alford compiled a 152-106 record in eight seasons at Iowa. The Hawkeyes were
in the NCAA Tournament three times during his tenure, but Iowa ended at 17-14
this season and were eliminated in the quarterfinal round of the Big Ten