MWC Officially Reprimands New Mexico Coach Over Vulgarity

The Mountain West Conference posted a public reprimand of New Mexico head coach Steve Alford on their website in light of his verbal exchange with BYU forward Jonathan Tavernari on Saturday.

University of New Mexico Men’s Basketball Head Coach Steve Alford has been issued a public reprimand for his unduly provocative language toward an opposing student-athlete following the February 27, 2010 New Mexico at BYU men’s basketball contest. Coach Alford’s action was in violation of MWC Sportsmanship Rule 4.4.3.

There will be no further punishment according to the statement.

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