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Miners Of The Week: Feb. 20, 2012

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Gloria Brown, Women's Basketball
Gloria Brown helped lead UTEP to at least a share of the 2012 C-USA crown. She averaged 14 points, nine rebounds and three steals and three blocks in guiding the Miners (24-2, 13-0 C-USA) to a pair of road wins by a combined 30 points.She opened up the week by posting her ninth double-double of the season (14 points, nine rebounds) in the 64-54 victory at Tulsa on Feb. 16. The Philadelphia, Pa., native also added a trio of blocks and a pair of steals in the contest. Brown followed that up by pacing a quartet of Miners in double figures in the 71-51 conquest of Houston at Hofheinz Pavilion on Feb. 19. She tallied 14 points, grabbed six rebounds while also posting four steals and three blocked shots in just 16 total minutes of action.It marks the fourth league weekly honor for Brown, and the second of her senior campaign.

Jacques Streeter, Men's Basketball
Jacques Streeter scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half as UTEP won at Memphis, 60-58, on Saturday - the Tigers' first league home loss of the season. The Miners posted their second consecutive victory at the FedExForum and became the first C-USA school to register back-to-back wins on the Tigers' home floor since Louisville during the 2004-05 season. Streeter was 4-for-4 from the field, 2-for-2 from three-point range and 2-for-2 from the line over the final 20 minutes, helping UTEP outscore Memphis 41-30 to erase a 28-19 halftime deficit. Streeter played the full 40 minutes versus the Tigers.

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