After just four seasons, a college basketball coach has been shown the door Christian Petersen/Getty Images
TUCSON, AZ - DECEMBER 20: Head coach Craig Neal of the New Mexico Lobos reacts during the first half of the college basketball game against the Arizona Wildcats at McKale Center on December 20, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

New Mexico fired basketball head coach Craig Neal after the Lobos failed to earn an NCAA Tournament berth for the third straight season. The decision came three weeks after New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs announced Neal would be returning for his fifth season. The Lobos finished 17-14 in 2016-17 and a combined 49-45 record over…

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