Former New Mexico State players charged with sex crimes in locker-room hazing case

The basketball court of the Pan American Center at New Mexico State University is seen Feb. 15 in Las Cruces, N.M. Two former New Mexico State basketball players and a team manager filed a lawsuit Monday saying their teammates frequently brought guns into the locker room where they assaulted players under the guise of the attacks serving as a team-building exercise. (AP Photo/Andrés Leighton, File)

Three former New Mexico State basketball players were charged with multiple sex crimes Thursday related to a series of alleged assaults of teammates that led to the disbandment of the team in the middle of last season.