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UTEP Wins WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational December 23, 2014

UTEP Wins WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational

The UTEP Miners won their 31st WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational behind tournament MVP Vince Hunter’s 18-point, 16-rebound output defeating Kent State, 78-75 in the 53rd edition of the nation’s oldest holiday tournament.

UTEP’s Matt Willms received the Haskins Award given to the student-athletes that most exemplifies the ideals and integrity of legendary coach Don Haskins. The Miners’ Cedric Lang was named to the all-tournament team. Kent State’s Jimmy Hall, North Dakota State’s Dexter Werner and Alcorn State’s Marquis Vance rounded up the 2014 WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational All-Tournament Team.

North Dakota State ran away with a 61-50 victory over Alcorn State in the consolation game.