When UTEP (1-1) hosts Sul Ross State (0-1) on Tuesday, 5 El Paso items are going back to their home town to deal with the Miners.
Sul Ross’ 5 gamers from El Paso gamers consist of graduate forward Julian Paredes (Canutillo HS alum), junior forward Mitchell Martinez (Eastwood), sophomore combination guard/forward Omar Ibarra (Ysleta), combination guard Christian Nevarez (Americas) and guard Manny Lopez (Chapin).
Located about 225 miles far from El Paso, Sul Ross has actually chosen skill from the Sun City throughout the years to complete amongst the Division III ranks. In current years, they have actually hired regional skill like Tristen Licon (Americas), Mike Huffman (Eastwood) and Rocky Feliciano (Hanks).
Among the present group of gamers with El Paso ties, Paredes is shining for the team. He has actually begun every video game because his sophomore season and has actually balanced over double figures in scoring over back-to-back seasons. Last year was his finest with the team, balancing 15.2 points, 8.2 rebounds and amounting to 28 takes. He’s coming off a 14-point efficiency in their 85-66 loss to Texas Lutheran University.
True freshman Nevarez likewise played in 16 minutes off the bench for Sul Ross in their season-opener. He completed with 7 rebounds to lead the group. Nevarez was among the leading gamers in El Paso in 2015, as he assisted the Trailblazers go 4 rounds deep in the 6A Texas basketball playoffs. The Americas graduate balanced 12 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.1 helps and 1.8 takes per video game in his senior year.
UTEP sensation themselves
The Miners are coming off a substantial 67-64 competition win versus NM State this pastSaturday Tae Hardy (14 ), Ze’Rik Onyema (13) and Mario McKinneyJr (10 points) blazed a trail for the Miners versus theAggies This was the program’s very first win versus their competitors because 2019. After their match on Tuesday night versus Sul Ross, the Miners will take part in the Jim Forbes Classic at theHaskins Center They will deal with Alcon State (Nov 22), CSU Bakersfield (Nov 23) and Texas A&M Corpus Christi (Nov 25) as part of the MTE.
Fans can hear the UTEP-Sul Ross State began 600 ESPN El Paso, with MinerTalk following the broadcast, provided by the Oscar Arrieta Agency.