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UTEP Basketball: Tim Floyd gives an offseason update

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NCAA Basketball: Texas-El Paso at Rice Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Tim Floyd spoke to the media Wednesday, covering a few offseason topics ranging from recruiting, who is returning, and the offseason exhibition series in Costa Rica.

The most important topics were the signing of Joey St. Pierre, the Miners upcoming offseason, offshore trip to Costa Rica and UTEP's current scholarship count for 2017-18.

Floyd said the team will play three games from August 15th until August 20th against professional teams in preparation for the 2017-18 season. He also mentioned the out of conference slate for next season.

Floyd indicated the class of 2017 is complete, and explains the roster. He also touched on Matt Willms' extra year of eligibility, and the current scholarship situation.

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