NCAA Basketball

Boum scores 32 to lead UTEP past FIU 79-68

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Souley Boum had a season-high 32 points as UTEP got past Florida International 79-68 on Saturday night.

Boum hit 11 of 13 shots, including 4 of 6 on 3-pointers.

Tydus Verhoeven had 16 points and nine rebounds for UTEP (13-8, 6-3 Conference USA), which earned its fifth straight victory. Jamal Bieniemy added 12 points.

Eric Lovett had 17 points for the Panthers (12-9, 2-6). Tevin Brewer added 13 points. Seth Pinkney had 10 points.


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Updated January 30, 2022

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