UTEP Basketball Gameday Thread

Anthony Salom-MinerRush.com

Another beautiful Satruday in El Paso for UTEP basketball fans with a home and away double dip of men's and women's action.

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UTEP Miners

Current Record: 20-7, 10-2 C-USA

Key Players:

Julian Washburn, Jr, F 13.0 ppg, 3.4 rpg, .392 3-point shooting%

Vince Hunter, Fr, F, 11.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg

John Bohannon, Sr, F, 11.6 ppg, 8.2 rpg

Team Stats

Points Per Game 70.2
Opponents 63.4
FG% .469
Opponents% .381
3-point% .348
Opponents% .293
Free Throw% .690
Rebounds Per Game 36.3
Rebounding Margin +1.8
Assists Per Game 14
Steals Per Game

5.1

Southern Miss. Golden Eagles

Current Record: 22-5, 9-3 C-USA

Key Players:

Neil Watson, Sr, PG, 13.0 ppg, 3.8 apg, 42 steals

Michael Craig, Sr, F, 11.8 ppg, 7.5 rpg, *status is probable

Daveon Boardingham, Sr, F, 10.7 ppg, 4.5 rpg

Team Stats

Points Per Game 72.9
Opponents 62.9
FG% .467
Opponents% .423
3-point% .343
Opponents% .348
Free Throw% .685
Rebounds Per Game 35.6
Rebounding Margin +6.5
Assists Per Game 14.3
Steals Per Game 8.5

Women's basketball

ECU at UTEP

7:05 PM, Don Haskins Center

FREE ADMISSION!!!!

Battle for second place in the C-USA, a UTEP win and the Miners own a two way tie breaker for second place.

UTEP Miners

Current Record: 20-5, 9-3 C-USA

Key Players:

Kayla Thornton, Sr, F, 20.3 ppg, 12.3 rpg,

Kristine Vitola, Sr, C, 12.0 ppg, 5.4 rpg

Jenzel Nash, So, G, 10.5, 4.4 rpg

Team Stats

Points Per Game 78.2
Opponents 69.2
FG% .401
Opponents% .401
3-point% .333
Opponents% .283
Free Throw% .760
Rebounds Per Game 47.6
Rebounding Margin +9.0
Assists Per Game 17.3
Steals Per Game

7.9

East Carolina Pirates

Current Record: 21-4, 9-3 C-USA

Projected Starters:

Jada Payne, So, G, 19.6 ppg, 7.4 rpg

Abria Trice, Jr, F 16.3 ppg, 5.0 rpg

Shae Nelson, Jr, F, 10.2 ppg,

Team Stats

Points Per Game 72.6
Opponents 60
FG% .412
Opponents% .352
3-point% .319
Opponents% .256
Free Throw% .741
Rebounds Per Game 43.8
Rebounding Margin +7.6
Assists Per Game 13.9
Steals Per Game 10.8

Make sure to stay tuned to MinerRush for coverage of all things UTEP sports. Also, make sure to on Twitter for live updates from both games today, and as always don't forget to like our Facebook Page. Picks Up, and Go Miners!

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