John Bohannon scored 20 points as UTEP rolled past Tulane 72-54 on Thursday night.
Julian Washburn hit a jumper to give UTEP a 15-14 lead with 11:25 to play in the first half and the Miners led the rest of the way. Bohannon made a layup to give the Miners a 20-point lead, 65-45 with 2:53 remaining.
Bohannon made 8 of 10 field goals and had two blocks. Vince Hunter scored 12 points...
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John Bohannon scored 12 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Texas-El Paso pulled away from East Carolina in a 58-47 win Thursday night.
UTEP (17-6, 7-1 Conference USA) took the lead on a 12-2 run sparked by a C.J. Cooper 3-pointer to close out the first half with a 27-18 advantage. The conference leading Miners never trailed again after that.
Cooper ended the game with 15 points...
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February 07, 2014
Julian Washburn and C.J. Cooper each scored 17 points as Texas-El Paso roared back from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Rice, 68-57 Saturday night.
The Miners erased the halftime deficit by scoring the first nine points of the second half and knotting the score at 30-30 in the first four minutes of the period.
The Owls rallied and led by as many as nine with nine minutes...
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February 02, 2014
Las Vegas lead guard Shaquille Carr, of Canyon Springs (NV), made the call for the UTEP Miners on Friday, according to multiple reports. The athletic lead guard has been notable on the AAU circuit for his play for the Las Vegas Prospects. Carr is an athletic lead guard that can get up and down the floor. […]
Vince Hunter scored 20 points Saturday night and John Bohannon scored 18 and grabbed 14 rebounds as UTEP defeated Marshall 66-56 for its first Conference USA win of the season.
The lead changed hands 13 times in the first half until Marshall's Ryan Taylor made a layup with 41 seconds to play to tie the score at 27.
UTEP opened the second half with a 10-0 run, then pulled away...
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January 12, 2014
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...
A total of three players have been dismissed from the UTEP Miners basketball team after the school discovered that the student athletes had partaken in gambling.Leading scorer McKenzie Moore, Jalen Ragland, and Justin Crosgile were each given a pink slip. At this point, school officials insist that there has been no evidence found that the players were involved in point shaving or...
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...
Vince Hunter hit a jump shot with 43 seconds remaining and C.J. Cooper made two free throws with five seconds left to give UTEP a 67-64 come-from-behind victory over Western Illinois at the Sun Bowl Invitational Saturday night.
Western Illinois (5-8) led throughout most of the second half and held a 60-50 lead with 5:12 remaining in the game. But the Miners (9-5) scored nine straight...
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December 29, 2013
PULLMAN – The UTEP Miners put an exclamation point on the train wreck that was Washington State’s athletic department on Saturday. Hours after the Cougar football team blunted a season’s worth of momentum in less than three minutes, and the women’s basketball team lost a tight one to Gonzaga, the Miners waltzed over the Cougar men’s hoops team 64-51 in Pullman.
The No. 12 Texas A&M Aggies will host the visting UTEP Miners on Saturday.
Entering Saturday’s contest Texas A&M is 6-2 while UTEP is 1-6 on the season.
Coverage of the game between UTEP and Texas A&M will air on ESPN2 beginning at 9:00 pm ET from Kyle FIeld in College Station, TX.
Check out Shamarr Bowden of ECU punching Konner Tucker of UTEP in the face twice in their game on Saturday. The two players went to the ground after a layup attempt when Marshall Guilmette of UTEP put back a huge dunk. While Marshall was hanging on the rim Bowden dropped two huge punches to Tucker's face. Not really sure what caused the fight, but it wasn't pretty. ...
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2011 Record: (5-7, 2-6 in C-USA)
Head Coach: Mike Price (174-174 All-Time, 45-42 at UTEP)
Last Bowl Game: 2010 New Mexico Bowl: lost to BYU 52-24
Four Year-Coaching Trend: 5 wins and 7.25 losses overall, 3 wins and 5 losses in C-USA per year
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Big Name Opponents: 9/1 vs Oklahoma, 9/8 at Ole Miss, 9/22 at Wisconsin
Must Win: 9/15 vs...