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NM STATE BASKETBALL

NM State Athletics and Johnny Mccants team up to support Aggie Men’s and Women’s Basketball

125 Coffee Table Posters featuring McCants available to Aggie contributors

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New Mexico State University graduate and men's basketball standout, Johnny McCants, has joined forces with NM State Athletics to support the immediate recruiting needs for Aggie men's and women's basketball. McCants will be a part of a new initiative for fans to acquire their own piece of Aggie memorabilia featuring the Las Cruces native and Aggie star. Interested fans will be able to make their contribution online via a website that is set to go live on the morning of Monday, May 9. For each $250 contribution, donors will receive a hand-numbered and signed Johnny McCants/NCAA Tournament Coffee Table Poster. This first-series printing will see the release of only 125 of the limited-edition posters. Please note that supporters can receive a maximum of up to four (4) Coffee Table Posters per contribution. "To me, this means everything because the Aggie community really means a lot to me and both Aggie programs mean a lot to me," McCants said. "Being able to make some money is one thing I wanted to do so I can feed my family, but I also want to give back to the school. I'm grateful for the opportunity to send some money back to the programs and try to help out any way I can." Each poster will be hand-numbered (1-125) and signed by Johnny McCants. The front of the tri-fold poster is highlighted by a three-photo series of a McCants slam dunk from the 2022 NCAA Tournament. The poster's back features the 2022 NM State men's basketball photo roster as well as box scores from the 2022 NCAA Tournament that included a 70-63 victory over fifth-seeded UConn. On March 27th, Greg Heiar was named the 27th leader of the men's basketball program and four days later, Jody Adams-Birch was tapped to lead women's basketball. Since their arrival, both Coach Adams-Birch and Coach Heiar have embraced the Aggie community and have hit the ground recruiting to complete their rosters in preparation for their respective 2022-23 seasons. "I hope the programs can continue to do what they've done in the past and continue to represent each other well," McCants added. "If we can all come together more, it would make everything better for everyone." When you support this initiative, you are supporting Coach Heiar, Coach Adams-Birch and their vision for Aggie Basketball. All funds raised through this initiative will be split 50/50 between both the men's and women's basketball programs. To support and reserve your piece of history, simply complete the form online along with your contribution. Coffee Table Posters will be mailed via U.S. Mail. Please allow two weeks for delivery. "I want to give my thanks to the Aggie community, all the fans, and everybody who supported me growing up through middle school, high school and during my college career," McCants began to conclude. "You guys have been on my side and have always stuck by my side through the ups and downs and I can't thank you guys enough." Q&A Q: What is the size of the Johnny McCants/NCAA Tournament Coffee Table Poster?A: When unfolded, the poster measures 11 ¾ inches wide and 24 inches tall. When folded, the poster measures 11 ¾ inches wide and 8 inches tall. Q: When will I receive my Johnny McCants/NCAA Tournament Coffee Table Poster?A: Your poster will be mailed via U.S. Mail. Please allow two weeks for delivery. Q: Is this contribution tax-deductible?A: Yes, your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowable. Your gift will be depositedwith the NMSU Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. You will receive an immediate gift receipt via email when making your contribution online beginning Monday morning. Q: How does my donation benefit Johnny McCants and his family?A: In recognition of his time and efforts, Johnny McCants is compensated for his support of this initiative. Q: How will funds from this initiative be utilized?A: All funds raised through the Johnny McCants / NCAA Tournament Coffee Table Poster initiative will be split 50/50 between men's basketball's 6th Man Club and women's basketball's Fastbreak Club. Funds will be spent at the direction of each program's head coach. Q: I currently support the 6th Man Club. Does this initiative count towards my annual membership?A: No. Although 50% of the proceeds from this initiative will benefit the men's basketball 6th Man Club, support of this fundraiser is not calculated in your annual 6th Man membership.

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