UTEP standout guard Souley Boum, who is top-10 all-time in career scoring for the Miners, announced today that he will be entering the NBA Draft while maintaining his college eligibility and entering the NCAA Transfer Portal.
On Monday, the league announced Souley Boum (2nd Team) and Jamal Bieniemy (3rd Team) were named to the All C-USA list. On the women's basketball side, Katia Gallegos (2nd Team) and Destiny Thurman (honorable mention) were recognized by league today with an all-conference honor.
In a back-and-forth contest that featured 10 lead changes and seven dies, NM State guard Sir'Jabari Rice nailed a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.6 seconds left to lift the Aggies over UTEP, 72-69, on Friday night.
Despite holding onto a lead for the entire game on Friday, the UTEP men’s basketball team played from behind throughout Saturday’s contest, falling 73-55 to LA Tech and splitting another series in C-USA play.