REPORT: UNLV to Hire New Mexico State Head Coach Marvin Menzies

gbs122811hh/SPORTS/Greg Sorber — Aggies coach Marvin Menzies directs his players during the game against UNM in the Pan American Center in Las Cruces, NM on Wednesday, December 28, 2011.

According to an ESPN report, UNLV and New Mexico State head coach Marvin Menzies have verbally agreed on a contract.  Menzies would replace Chris Beard who bolted for Texas Tech just weeks after accepting the UNLV job.  In his nine seasons as the head coach at NMSU, Menzies has compiled a 198-111 record, including a 23-11 campaign this past season.  An official announcement is expected shortly.

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