New Mexico State Athletics Director Dr. McKinley Boston announced on Wednesday that head men’s basketball coach Marvin Menzies has signed a two-year contract extension with NM State. The contract extension goes thru 2019.

“I am pleased to offer Coach Menzies a two-year contract extension based upon the consistent competiveness of his team, consistent academic success of his players and his strong fundraising efforts to help support the teams financials needed to compete at a high Division level,” said Dr. Boston.

Coach Menzies led NM State to its 21st NCAA tournament after going 26-10 overall and winning the Western Athletic Conference Tournament for the third year in a row. NM State went 12-4 in conference play this season and now holds a 5-1 record in WAC championship appearances dating back to 2007, with their only loss in the championship game coming in 2008 to Boise State in a 107-102 three overtime loss.