Tip off Time
The popular Miner Legends series returns for the Florida Atlantic game as Omar Thomas will be honored at halftime.
"O.T." played two seasons for UTEP (2003-05) after transferring from Panola College. He was a member of two NCAA Tournament teams and helped UTEP to 51 victories.
He averaged 18.1 points in 67 games for the Miners and was highly efficient with a .519 field goal percentage and .817 free throw percentage. He also collected 5.8 rebounds per contest.
"O.T." garnered first team All-Western Athletic Conference honors in 2005 and second team in 2004. He was All-WAC Tournament in 2005 as the Miners won the event for the first time in 15 years.