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  • Oñate

    29

    West Mesa

    23

    AT
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  • Bel Air

    27

    Ysleta

    28

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Bowie

    13

    Andress

    57

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Centennial

    49

    Las Cruces

    47

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Chapin

    56

    Burges

    12

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Del Valle

    75

    Riverside

    16

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Eastlake

    63

    Horizon

    6

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Eastwood

    30

    Americas

    37

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • El Paso

    13

    Canutillo

    56

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Fabens

    26

    Cathedral

    17

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Gadsden

    18

    Alamogordo

    32

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Hanks

    7

    Parkland

    10

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Hatch Valley

    7

    West Las Vegas

    42

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Irvin

    28

    Austin

    14

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Lordsburg

    51

    Anthony

    6

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Mayfield

    49

    Eldorado

    50

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Montwood

    12

    Franklin

    38

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Santa Fe

    7

    Deming

    27

    AT
    09/26 - Final
  • Tornillo

    0

    Clint

    56

    AT
    09/26 - Final

UTEP’s Irene Gari Named C-USA Women’s Basketball Freshman Of The Week

UTEP’s Irene Gari Named C-USA Women’s Basketball Freshman Of The Week
Sports
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 12:53pm

UTEP’s Irene Gari has been chosen as the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

“It’s always an honor to be recognized by our conference,” UTEP head coach Keitha Adams said. “Irene had a good week, and she’s playing with confidence.”

Gari delivered back-to-back impressive performances to help the Miners (8-1) notch a pair of wins. The native of Spain reached double figures in scoring against both NM State (19 points) & Eastern New Mexico (14) while also grabbing five rebounds in each of the games. Gari drilled a combined 13-of-22 from the floor, including 5-of-10 from three-point range, while also hitting on 2-of-3 free throws.

Her size also helped the Miners’ defensive efforts, with both NM State and ENMU being held to below 23 percent from the floor. UTEP had never multiple teams to lower than 23.0 percent in a single season, let alone in back-to-back contests.

She was aggressive against the Aggies with 15 of her points in the first half to help UTEP stake a 36-14 advantage at the break. Gari followed suit vs. ENMU, with 11 points over the first 20 minutes aiding the Miners to a 43-18 cushion entering the locker room. She also showed off her versatility vs. the Zias with three assists.

Her prior career high had been seven points, a figure she topped in each of the games.

Gari’s emergence has been important, especially considering that the Orange and Blue have lost two starters due to injuries for the remainder of the year. Her play, along with the rest of the team, has UTEP flying high.

The Miners have sustained just one loss through nine games for the fourth time in program history. UTEP was 9-0 at this juncture in 2011-12 while standing 8-1 in both 1996-97 and 2006-07.

The Miners will be idle for the upcoming week due to finals before returning to action at Big 12 member Kansas State at 12 p.m. MST Sunday. The game will be broadcast locally in El Paso on 1150 AM.

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