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Miners Of The Week: Dec. 3, 2012

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Julian Washburn, Men's Basketball
Julian Washburn tallied a season-best 20 points to help UTEP topple I-10 rival New Mexico State, 55-54, at the Don Haskins Center Nov. 28. He nailed 8-of-13 shots en route to notching his second career 20-point game. Washburn also posted two steals, two assists and a pair of rebounds, and he played the entire 40 minutes of action.

Kayla Thornton, Women's Basketball
Kayla Thornton averaged 18 points & 13 rebounds in a pair of games for UTEP this past week. She was huge on the glass in each contest, registering a career-best 15 in the one-point setback at NM State (11/28/12) while pulling down 11 in the 88-81 victory against Texas State on Dec. 1. Thornton also poured in a career-best 29 points in the triumph against TSU while dishing out a personal-best-tying five assists. The junior connected on 11-of-15 from the floor vs. the Bobcats, including 11-of-12 two-point shots. She was flawless at the line (7-of-7), which included a pair of makes in the final minute to help ice the contest. Overall for the week Thornton drilled 13-of-18 two-point tries while also hitting on three. She also afforded the Miners several opportunities at second-chance points, with nine offensive boards.

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