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...
McKenzie Moore, Jalen Ragland and Justin Crosgile have all been kicked off the UTEP basketball team after allegations of the three players betting on games surfaced. The school was forced to turn the investigation over to the FBI. CBS Sports has the full story below.
Moore and Ragland were suspended on Dec. 28 after the UTEP athletic department received a tip “from a citizen...
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.
It sounds like we have some gambling or point shaving allegations set to break.
according to a KFOX14 report out of El Paso, the FBI is reportedly investigating to members of the UTEP basketball program. The university would not confirm the story to the station.
According to reports, the two players are believed to be McKenzie Moore and Jalen Ragland. Both were suspended indefinitely...
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
McKenzie Moore led a balanced attack with 19 points and Texas-El Paso moved into the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis with a 78-70 win over Tennessee on Thursday night.
UTEP (4-2) plays No. 23 Iowa on Friday night for a berth in the title game. Tennessee (3-2) faces Xavier in the consolation round.
John Bohannon scored 16, while Julian Washburn and Justin Crosgile each had 12...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013
UTEP's Sophomore guard McKenzie Moore drilled a three at the buzzer to propel Texas-El Paso from two down to the 68-67 win over East Carolina in front of a stunned Minges Coliseum crowd of...
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UTEP’s McKenzie Moore might have kept the Miners
NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Moore hit a
shot from mid-court at the buzzer on the road to shoot down East Carolina in a
battle between Conference USA bubble teams.
Here’s the highlights with the big shot at the end.
"Anytime you make one like that at the end, you
feel like you've got a...
John Bohannon scored 23 points and McKenzie Moore sank a 3-pointer as time expired to help Texas-El Paso edge East Carolina 68-67 Saturday in Conference USA play.
UTEP (11-7, 4-1) trailed the entire second half but tied the game five times before Moore hit a jumper to knot it 65-all with 19 seconds showing.
East Carolina (12-7, 3-3) regained the lead, 67-65, on a Miguel Paul layup...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2013
ECU was handed only its second home loss of the season Saturday after a last-second game-winning shot by UTEP's McKenzie Moore.