UTEP won a hard-fought 24-21 victory over MTSU tonight, and ASN announcers asked Miners coach Sean Kugler how he'd celebrate. "I might have a few beers."
Just take the safety, man.
This is one of the more bizarre plays you'll see today. Kansas State blocked its second UTEP punt of the first quarter, only to see the entire play called back due to an inadvertent whistle. And it took 12 minutes—12 minutes!—for officials to realize and then verify that they screwed up.
Video has surfaced of a brawl that went down before Saturday's football game between Texas Tech and UTEP. This is a mother brawl. It's a brawl that spawns other brawls, and several people are knocked out in the process. It's a mess.
Rushing for a career-high 237 yards and three touchdowns must have felt incredibly sweet for UTEP sophomore running back Aaron Jones. But add in the fact that this performance came against New Mexico, a school he says stood him up for a planned in-home recruiting visit, and Saturday just might have been the best day…
Two Texas-El Paso players, including the team's leading scorer, have been suspended indefinitely, and coaches and administrators won't give even the slightest hint of a reason. Now comes word that the FBI is involved. We think we have a pretty good idea of what might be going on.
UTEP wide receiver Jordan Leslie was arrested Sunday after allegedly threatening a fellow student. He was charged with one count of unlawful carrying of a weapon and one count of making a terroristic threat.
Another upset special? UTEP coach Tony Barbee is familiar with the Butler program, has the C-USA POY in Randy Culpepper and a talented Pitino cast-off in Derrick Caracter. Butler hasn't lost in 2010. [Unstoppable force, immovable object boilerplate], comments there.
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