UTEP and head coach Tim Floyd are making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Again.
In November, Floyd and his coaching staff were involved in an altercaâtion with the University of Southern California coaching staff at the Battle for Atlantis tournament regarding recruit tampering. Now, three players on the team are undeâr investigation for sports gambling. Since...
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...
UTEP said Tuesday it has kicked three players off the basketball team after they bet on at least one sporting event.
The university's executive vice president, Richard Adauto, said officials in December received information that players may have been betting on games. The school contacted the FBI, and two players were suspended.
Adauto said the three players were not believed to...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014
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.
Kevin Hill made one free throw with eight seconds remaining to give New Orleans just enough of a cushion to hold on for a 71-69 win over UTEP Monday night.
UTEP (5-5) still had a chance for the win but Jalen Ragland, who led the Miners with 19 points, missed a 3-point shot. Cedrick Lang got the rebound with one second remaining but could not make the layup.
New Orleans (3-4), led...
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December 17, 2013