WestStar Bank Don Haskins Invitational

The WestStar Bank Don Haskins Invitational wrapped up on Tuesday.

UC Irvine Takes Home 2015 WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational Title

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UC Irvine junior center Mamadou Ndiaye put up 21 points and junior guard Luke Nelson scored 17 leading the Anteaters to an 80-62 championship victory over Norfolk State on Tuesday night.

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Members of the 2015 All-Tournament Team included:

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Norfolk State guard Charles Oliver

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UC Irvine’s Luke Nelson

Barry Kobren Most Valuable Player Award

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In the Consolation game it featured the Sam Houston State BearKats vs UTEP Miners.

UTEP snapped a five-game losing skid with an 87-68  victory . Led by 23-0 run early in the game,

The Miners (7-5) finished third in the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational and notched their first victory in the month of December.
SHSU vs UTEP-11.jpgThe Miners will take a quick holiday break before returning to action on Tuesday, Dec. 29 against UT Rio Grande Valley in the Haskins Center, their final tuneup prior to the start of Conference USA play.

Both teams had a players selected to the All Tournament Team:

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#13 Aurimas Majauskas
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Utep- #2 Omega Harris

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Don Haskins award –

Utep #1 Dominic Artis

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