Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez | El Paso Herald Post
Photo by Ruben R. Ramirez | El Paso Herald Post

UTEP – Boum Secures NABC All-District Honors

UTEP men’s basketball guard Souley Boum has been named to the 2022 NABC All-District second team, the organization announced Tuesday. It marks the second straight season that Boum has been so recognized

Boum has had a banner year, putting up 19.7 points per game to rank second in Conference USA and 26th nationally. He has had 26 double-digit scoring efforts in 28 appearances. Boum has surpassed 20 points in scoring in 11 of the past 16 games and 16 times total on the season.

He has done plenty of damage at the free-throw line, making 164 (first C-USA/eighth NCAA) of 194 (first C-USA/24th NCAA). He has made at least five free throws in 18 different games while attempting 10+ in eight contests. Boum also has come up with 1.8 steals per game (fourth C-USA/70th NCAA) and dishes out 2.6 assists per game (second on team). He adds 4.4 rebounds per game (fourth on squad).

Boum and the rest of the Miners return to action at 1 p.m. Saturday at home against Western Illinois in the first round of the Basketball Classic. Tickets can be purchased at General admission tickets are $10 and courtside are $25 (based on availability).

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