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Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen

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 alterca​tion with the University of Southern California coaching staff at the Battle for Atlantis tournament regarding recruit tampering. Now, three players on the team are unde​r investigation for sports gambling. Since...
Via The Sports Post
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP Men’s Basketball Players Kicked Off Team After FBI Investigation Reveals They Gambled on Games

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...
Via NESN.com
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP kicks three players involved in betting off basketball team

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...
Via AP on Fox
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Three UTEP Players Kicked off Team for Betting on Sports

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: FBI Investigating UTEP Point-Shaving

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.
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

FBI Investigating Two UTEP Basketball Players

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...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

FBI Investigating Two UTEP Basketball Players

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...
Via BlackSportsOnline
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP defeats Northwestern State 84-74

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. Northwestern...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP puts away Sacramento State 69-51

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  |  Discuss

Recap: No. 2 Kansas survives, tops UTEP 67-63 in Bahamas

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Perry Ellis scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half, Wayne Selden Jr. scored 14 and No. 2 Kansas survived a stiff challenge before beating Texas-El Paso 67-63 on Saturday night in the third-place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis. Naadir Tharpe added 11 for the Jayhawks (6-1), who never trailed. The Jayhawks won despite Andrew Wiggins being held to...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Preview: Jayhawks face Miners in third-place game of Battle 4 Atlantis

The last time Kansas faced Texas-El Paso, they were stunned in the NCAA tournament almost 22 years ago. There's a lot less at stake this time, but coach Bill Self would like his Jayhawks to learn a lesson. Second-ranked Kansas will try to bounce back from its worst performance of the season Saturday night, when they face the Miners in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP-Kansas Preview

The last time Kansas faced Texas-El Paso, they were stunned in the NCAA tournament almost 22 years ago. There's a lot less at stake this time, but coach Bill Self would like his Jayhawks to learn a lesson. Second-ranked Kansas will try to bounce back from its worst performance of the season Saturday night, when they face the Miners in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP-Kansas Preview

The last time Kansas faced Texas-El Paso, they were stunned in the NCAA tournament almost 22 years ago. There's a lot less at stake this time, but coach Bill Self would like his Jayhawks to learn a lesson. Second-ranked Kansas will try to bounce back from its worst performance of the season Saturday night, when they face the Miners in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP-Iowa Preview

After being previously unchallenged, Iowa appeared headed for its first loss Thursday, especially with its leading scorer sidelined. But the Hawkeyes' supporting cast showed its mettle with a comeback win, setting up a Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinal matchup Friday night against UTEP in the Bahamas. No. 23 Iowa might need another balanced scoring effort against the Miners with...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Iowa-UTEP Preview

After being previously unchallenged, Iowa appeared headed for its first loss Thursday, especially with its leading scorer sidelined. But the Hawkeyes' supporting cast showed its mettle with a comeback win, setting up a Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinal matchup Friday night against UTEP in the Bahamas. No. 23 Iowa might need another balanced scoring effort against the Miners with...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP reaches Atlantis semis, tops Tennessee 78-70

Tim Floyd was getting plenty of attention before the Battle 4 Atlantis even started, for all the wrong reasons. A good win certainly put him in a more cheery mood. McKenzie Moore led a balanced attack with 19 points and UTEP moved into tournament semifinals with a 78-70 win over Tennessee on Thursday night, the victory coming one night after Floyd and Southern California coach...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP reaches Atlantis semis, tops Tennessee 78-70

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  |  Discuss

UTEP reaches Atlantis semis, tops Tennessee 78-70

Tim Floyd was getting plenty of attention before the Battle 4 Atlantis even started, for all the wrong reasons. A good win certainly put him in a more cheery mood. McKenzie Moore led a balanced attack with 19 points and UTEP moved into tournament semifinals with a 78-70 win over Tennessee on Thursday night, the victory coming one night after Floyd and Southern California coach...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

UTEP reaches Atlantis semis, tops Tennessee 78-70

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  |  Discuss

UTEP reaches Atlantis semis, tops Tennessee 78-70

Tim Floyd was getting plenty of attention before the Battle 4 Atlantis even started, for all the wrong reasons. A good win certainly put him in a more cheery mood. McKenzie Moore led a balanced attack with 19 points and UTEP moved into tournament semifinals with a 78-70 win over Tennessee on Thursday night, the victory coming one night after Floyd and Southern California coach...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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