WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational

Rodney Terry North Carolina A&T Post Game Press Conference
Rodney Terry North Carolina A&T Post Game Press Conference
UTEP won their opening game of the 58th annual WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational over North Carolina A&T 72-54, and in doing so, improved to 6-1 on the season.  Playing for the first time in nine days, the Miners came out red-hot as they took an 18-8 lead early in the first half thanks to a phenomenal start by Souley Boum who shot the lights out by scoring nine straight points to
UTEP Wins Close Game
UTEP Wins Close Game
The game came down to the wire, but UTEP was able to hold on to defeat Western Illinois 67-64 in front of 6,132 fans in their opening game of the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational. Despite shooting under 35 percent from the field and allowing Western Illinois to build a 10 point second half lead, UTEP was able to win their fourth straight thanks to a 17-4 run in the final five minute