Terry Winn Gives UTEP Another 2014 Commit

Tom Gonzales-MinerRush

Late Wednesday Terry Winn gave UTEP another name into the 2014 UTEP Basketball recruiting class.

Westwind Prep Power Forward Terry Winn announced via Twitter that he will be a Miner next season.

The 6'7 233lb forward is originally out of Monroe, Louisiana, adding another nice frame to the roster.

He is a true under the radar guy, and started making serious mid-major noise, and major school rumbles late last summer heading into this season at Westwind, none of the major recruiting sites had a scoop on him.

He will bring some great athleticism at the four who can shoot a decent percentage in the mid range, that obviously has time to improve.

Winn moved to Memphis his senior year of high school in 2013 where he averaged 9.1 points per game and 7.1 rebounds in 24 games that season.

Originally committed to Northern Arizona, though de-committed and re-classified to 2014 where he played along side Miner targets Lyrik Shriener, and Kingsley Okhoro this season at Westwind.

Winn averaged 23 points, and 13 rebounds last season with Westwind.

UTEP needed another big man, and they got a real good project, who has the potential be a solid rotation guy, and even an impact player.

That now makes six overall in the class of 2014, Winn is the first non-guard in the class, three guards have signed, while two have gave 2014 verbal's as we updated Wednesday.

Winn has played a lot of top level AAU, and prep ball throughout his career, and will be a nice physical precnese along side Vince Hunter in the future.

One down from Westwind Prep, just two more go, may this start a trend?

Winn showing off his athleticism

Gerry Freitas from ArizonaVarsity.com had this assessment of Winn:

"Winn is a fairly athletic four man who can run. He's a decent ball handler with an improving mid-range shot and can get to the basket on a short drive. He is a solid rebounder who can go get the ball. He does have a tendency to take plays off at times. Winn is somewhere in the low to mid major range."

He also wrote this about Okoroh:

"Okoroh is a big-bodied five man. He's an average athlete who runs the floor ok and probably could use a little conditioning. He is a capable post-up player who has a drop step move and a jump hook on the block. He can rebound the ball in his box (but does not have the mobility to go outside his box) and can block shots ok. Okoroh (who is from England) is a mid major prospect (who could get higher looks) and is relatively hard to guard because of his enormous size."

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