LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Chris Jans ' first order of business as New Mexico State's head men's basketball coach is the hiring of Lou Gudino as his associate head coach.
"I have always respected Coach Jans for as long as I've known him," Gudino said. "I'm also very well aware of the basketball history at New Mexico State and have admired it. Both Coach Jans and the Aggie basketball program have a great track record of winning. I am very grateful for this opportunity and look forward to finding student-athletes to join the Aggie family."
Gudino, a 20-year veteran, recently wrapped up his 10th season with the Sycamores and seventh as the team's associate head coach.
"I am thrilled to announce the hiring of Coach Gudino as our associate head coach," Jans said. "I've known Lou for almost 20 years and have the utmost respect for him as a person and a professional. It's extremely beneficial to hire someone this loyal, trustworthy, talented and a proven veteran. I believe we got better today!"