ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - After more than 10 years at the University of New Mexico the head women's basketball coach, Don Flanagan, has resigned.
According to the Albuquerque Journal Flanagan has resigned after five freshmen players informed him of their intention to quit the team.
Flanagan, 67, had one more year remanding on his four-year contract extension signed in 2007. He took over the program in 1995 and has been with the program for 16 years .
Flanagan has guided the Lobos to 14 winning seasons and 13 postseason appearances, including eight trips to the NCAA Tournament.
UNM athletic director Paul Krebs and associate coach Yvonne Sanchez will take over coaching for the interim.
A press conference is scheduled Tuesday April, 5 to disccuss the position and celebrate Flanagan's career.
An Albuquerque Police officer involved shooting over the weekend marks the fifth since late October and city officials are taking notice.
A woman was stolen from her daughter's car, a woman who died more than five years ago.
Albuquerque police shot and killed a man Sunday night after responding to an assault call near UNM.
Deputies were led on a chase around 4 p.m. Monday after a person called 911 to report their vehicle had been stolen and was being driven recklessly around Albuquerque.
New Mexico could have hundreds of millions of dollars more to spend as legislators get ready to put together next year's budget in the upcoming legislative session.
Organizers of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl are hoping to shed the disappointing attendance numbers that weighed down the event last year when the Colorado State Rams and the Washington State Cougars face off Dec. 21.