Bieniemy carries UTEP past UTSA 59-54

The University of Texas at San Antonio traveled to Frisco for their third bowl appearance in team history. 

The University of Texas at San Antonio traveled to Frisco for their third bowl appearance in team history. 

Chavis Barron for MySA/Express-News

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Jamal Bieniemy had 18 points and 11 rebounds to lift UTEP to a 59-54 win over UTSA on Sunday.

Jorell Saterfield had 15 points for UTEP (11-8, 4-3 Conference USA). Souley Boum added 11 points. Tydus Verhoeven had three blocks. Jamari Sibley had a career-high five blocks plus 4 points.

The Miners swatted a season-high 10 blocks.

Darius McNeill scored a season-high 20 points for the Roadrunners (7-13, 0-7), whose losing streak reached six games.

The Miners improve to 2-0 against the Roadrunners this season. UTEP defeated UTSA 69-64 last Thursday.

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