Junior-to-be Guard Michael Perez has decided tonight to transfer from UTEP for personal reasons, making the announcement via twitter. Perez averaged 11 points and 1.9 assists last season as a Sophomore.
Perez said via twitter "after a lot of thinking, i decided to make it official...i will be transferring from the UTEP for personal reasons. I want to thank all my coaches for the support & making me a better teammate, player, person & student. I want to thank my teammates for everything this year! It was too fun being able to hoop with y'all. you all will be successful. Lastly I want to thank everyone in El Paso! I enjoyed my two years here & I really appreciated your continued support. Thanks for everything."
Statement from Head Coach Tim Floyd: "We appreciate the hard work that Mike has put into this program. He's a fine young man and we wish him the best."
There was no announcement on where Perez would transfer too.