University of New Mexico’s version of Jackson Weller homicide is latest in list of recent athletic controversies

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The following is a timeline of recent black eyes for UNM sports.

Feb. 11, 2016 — Lobo men’s basketball coach Craig Neal alleges to the media that his son, Cullen, received death threats during the 2015-16 college basketball season.

Feb. 16, 2016 — UNM police acknowledge a meeting with Craig Neal involving harassment against his son but said Neal never mentioned death threats.

Feb. 20, 2016 — A woman accuses Lobo football player Nias Martin of rape at is apartment at Lobo Village. She later quit UNM and enrolled to a school in Arizona, sheSports Animal Lobo said, because of the harassment she faced at UNM, which included Martin’s teammates as well as coach Bob Davie.

June 1, 2017 — UNM athletic director Paul Krebs resigns amid mounting questions and state investigations about spending public money on a fundraising golf junket to Scotland in 2015.

Feb. 8, 2018 — UNM suspends coach Bob Davie for 30 days over allegations that he physically assaulted players, obstructed a rape investigation and frequently engaged in racist comments

Feb. 6, 2019 — Attorney General Hector Balderas’ office filed a criminal complaint Wednesday morning charging former UNM athletic director Paul Krebs with fraud, money laundering, evidence tampering, criminal solicitation and making or permitting false public voucher, all felonies. The charges were filed in state District Court in Albuquerque.

Jan. 23, 2019 — The woman who accused Lobo football player Nias Martin of rape filed a Title IX lawsuit against UNM. Bagley is suing the university claiming it failed to keep her safe after she reported. She also says UNM did not accommodate her academically.

Bagley claims she repeatedly had to miss class to speak with UNM police and her grades suffered. She wants an unspecified amount of money in damages.

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