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UTEP Women's Basketball: Turner, Nash, Breedlove earn All-Conference Honors

Three Miners picked up All-Conference honors after a historic season.

UTEP guards Jenzel Nash, and Camaeaha Turner were named to the Conference USA All-Conference First Team, while fellow guard Starr Breedlove was named to the Second Team the league office announced today.

Turner, a Defensive Player of the Year candidate, was also selected to the All-Defensive team along with Breedlove who ranks nationally in steals.

Averaging 12.7 points per game for UTEP while routinely drawing the opponent's top wing scorer on defense. Turner, a Dallas, Texas, native led the team in minutes played (30.0 mpg) and was second in total rebounds (128).

Nash lead UTEP in scoring (13.8 ppg) and rebounds (5.7 rpg).  Breedlove recorded 90 steals on the season (3.2 spg), which is sixth nationally.

Additionally, the Miners were the only team with multiple players named to the All-Defensive team after finishing the regular season with a 25-3 overall record, and C-USA best 16-2 conference record.

The Miners open up the Conference USA Tournament next Thursday against either Southern Miss. or UAB.

2015-16 All-Conference USA First Team
Brandi Wingate, LA Tech, Sr., G/F, Columbia, Maryland
Leah Scott, Marshall, Sr., G/F, Detroit, Michigan
Brea Edwards, Middle Tennessee, Sr., G/F, Rockford, Illinois
Jennie Simms, Old Dominion, RS-Jr., G, Accokeek, Maryland
Cameasha Turner, UTEP, Sr., G, Dallas, Texas
Jenzel Nash, UTEP, RS-Jr., Houston, Texas
Kendall Noble, WKU, RS-Jr., G, Hazard, Kentucky
Tashia Brown, WKU, So., F, Lake Park, Georgia

2015-16 All-Conference USA Second Team
Lefty Webster, Charlotte, Jr., G, Norfolk, Virginia
Alexis Alexander, Charlotte, Sr., F, Atlanta, Georgia
Ali Gorrell, Florida Atlantic, RS-Sr., G, Evergreen, Colorado
Ty Petty, Middle Tennessee, Jr., G, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Caitlin Jenkins, Southern Miss, Fr., C, Shreveport, Louisiana
Brittany Winborne, UAB, Sr., F, Baltimore, Maryland
Chelsee Black, UAB, Sr., G, Bessemer, Alabama
Starr Breedlove, UTEP, RS-Sr., G, Teaneck, New Jersey

2015-16 Conference USA All-Defensive Team
Kelsey Criner, North Texas, Jr., G, Dallas, Texas
Caitlin Jenkins, Southern Miss, Fr., C, Shreveport, Louisiana
Starr Breedlove, UTEP, RS-Sr., G, Teaneck, New Jersey
Cameasha Turner, UTEP, UTEP, Sr., G, Dallas, Texas
Kendall Noble, WKU, RS-Jr., G, Hazard, Kentucky

2015-16 Conference USA All-Freshman Team
Laia Raventós, Charlotte, Fr., Santa Eulàlia de Riuprimer, Spain
Grace Hunter, Charlotte, Fr., Raleigh, North Carolina
Alex Johnson, Middle Tennessee, Fr., F, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Caitlin Jenkins, Southern Miss, Southern Miss, Fr., C, Shreveport, Louisiana
Deanna Kuzmanic, UAB, Fr., G, Wheeling, Illinois