Report: Steve Alford Signs Contract With UCLA Days After Signing Extension With New Mexico


March 30, 2013

Steve AlfordThe madness of March is starting to form off the court as well.

Steve Alford, who signed a 10-year contract extension with New Mexico on March 20, is headed to UCLA, according to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports. The seven-year deal is reportedly worth $2.6 million per season.

Alford’s son, Bryce Alford, a highly valued recruit, will accompany his father to UCLA.

Prior to joining the Lobos in 2007, Alford coached at Iowa and Southwest Missouri State, and has posted a 463-235 record in his coaching career. In his six-year tour with New Mexico, he published a 155-52 record.

New Mexico was eliminated by Harvard, the No. 13 seed, in the second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament.

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