UTEP seeks revenge on N. Texas
North Texas goes for the season sweep over UTEP after winning the previous matchup in Denton
UTEP (6-5, 2-3) vs. North Texas (6-5, 2-1).
The Super Pit, Denton, Texas; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
. BOTTOM LINE: North Texas goes for the season sweep over UTEP after winning the previous match in Denton. The groups last went at it on Jan. 15, when the Mean Green outshot UTEP half to 21.2 percent and made six more 3-pointers en route to the 63-33 victory.
VETERAN PRESENCE: Both of these teams have actually relied greatly on their elders this year. Javion Hamlet, Zachary Simmons, Thomas Bell and James Reese have integrated to account for 58 percent of all North Texas scoring this season. For UTEP, Souley Boum, Bryson Williams and Tydus Verhoeven have jointly scored 51 percent of the group’s points this season.
DEVELOPING OFFENSE: Jamal Bieniemy has been straight accountable for 47 percent of all UTEP field objectives over the last five video games. The junior guard has 33 field goals and 25 helps in those video games.
WINLESS WHEN: UTEP is 0-5 when scoring less than 68 points and 6-0 when scoring a minimum of 68.
WINNING WHEN: The Mean Green are 6-0 when they make 8 or more 3-pointers and 0-5 when they fall shy of that mark. The Miners are 5-0 when the team obstructs a minimum of 3 shots and 1-5 when they fall brief of that overall.
DID YOU KNOW: UTEP has dedicated a turnover on just 14.7 percent of its possessions this season, which is the top rate amongst all CUSA teams. The Miners have actually turned the ball over just 10.5 times per video game this season.
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