Three University of Texas at El Paso basketball players have been dismissed from the team and are no longer enrolled at the school after an FBI investigation revealed the three had been involved in gambling on sports games.
Questions about point-shaving arose surrounding the school’s basketball program after leading scorer Mckenzie Moore and reserve Jalen Ragland were suspended...
Two UTEP players, McKenzie Moore and Jalen Ragland, were suspended indefinitely on Dec. 28 for a violation of team rules.
"I'm not able to talk about it right now but it will all come out eventually," said Tim Floyd at the time.
Rumors have circulated that it was due to point-shaving and a report on Monday from the local Fox affiliate indicates that the FBI is investigating.
John Bohannon scored 10 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and had six assists to lead UTEP over Northwestern State 84-74 Thursday night.
Bohannon picks up his second double-double in a row and the 13th of his career.
McKenzie Moore led UTEP (6-5) with 17 points. Moore has led the team in scoring a team-high five times. Three others scored in double figures for the Miners.
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013
McKenzie Moore scored 14 points and John Bohannon added 13 with nine rebounds to help UTEP defeat Sacramento State 69-51 Saturday night.
The Miners (5-4) held a slim two-point lead in the first half, but surged with a 16-5 run holding Sacramento State scoreless for nearly eight minutes as they moved to a 34-21 lead at the break. C.J. Cooper ignited the run with a 3-pointer and Matt...
Via AP on Fox
December 08, 2013