Miners Improve to 6-1 after beating Texas State 69-57

The UTEP Miners Women’s Basketball team is now 6-1 after they beat the Texas State Bobcats 69-57 Monday night in San Marcos Texas.

The Miners were playing their first game since November 27 as they had to postpone or cancel a couple of game due to Covid protocols.

The fully rested Miners got off to a fast start as Katia Gallegos scored 6 quick points to start the game. The rest of the Miners would follower her lead as the Miners lead 25-19 after the first period.

In fact, UTEP would lead for the entire game.

The Miners were lead in points by Destiny Thurman as she scored 17 points. She had a great night shooting from the 3 point line as she made five 3 point shots.

Katia Gallegos would score 14 and Teal Battle would also score in double figures as she had 12 points. Avery Crouse scored 9 points in her firs game in over two weeks.

Up next for the Miners is the 92nd Battle of I-10 as they travel to Las Cruces to play New Mexico State. Tip off is at 6 pm. You can hear the game on the free UTEP Miners App.