• January 25, 2022

Tags : Sparkle Taylor

‘Sparkle’ Shines as Miners Stomp FIU 88-47

The UTEP women’s basketball team stormed out to a 28-9 first-quarter lead and never looked back on the way to posting a resounding 88-47 victory over Florida International to send Sparkle Taylor out in style on “Senior Day” Saturday afternoon at the Don Haskins Center. The 41-point margin of victory is the second biggest in […]Read More

UTEP’s Taylor Tabbed C-USA Player of the Week

IRVING, Texas- After a historic performance UTEP senior guard Sparkle Taylor has been voted as the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Player of the Week, it was revealed by the league office Monday morning. Taylor scored 34 points against both North Texas (2/16) and Rice (2/18) to become the first player in program history to post […]Read More

UTEP Falls At Southern Miss 73-48

HATTIESBURG, Miss. Sparkle Taylor (16 points) and Jakeira Ford (career-high tying 13 points) both reached double figures in scoring but turnovers and a tough day on the boards added up to a 73-48 setback at Southern Miss Saturday afternoon. The Miners (6-18, 3-9 C-USA) trailed by just two (31-29) with 2:03 to play in the first […]Read More

Heartbreak! Miners Fall In 3OT At FIU 88-87

MIAMI, Fla.- Senior Sparkle Taylor drilled a jumper with about three seconds remaining in triple overtime to put UTEP up, 87-85, but FIU’s Kristian Hudson’s desperation heave from about 35 feet went as time expired to sink the Miners, 88-87, in the first 3OT game in program history at Lime Court at FIU Arena Thursday evening. […]Read More

Miners Down Louisiana Tech 69-62

Senior Sparkle Taylor poured in 25 points to join UTEP’s 1,000- point club (1,010) and the Miners stifled Louisiana Tech defensively in a 69-62 victory at the Don Haskins Center Thursday evening. The Miners (4-10, 1-1 C-USA) held the Lady Techsters (6-7, 1-1 C-USA) to 27.4 percent (17-62) from the floor, their second-lowest percentage of […]Read More

Taylor and Miner Offense Come Alive But UTEP Falls To

NICEVILLE, Fla.- Sparkle Taylor posted a game-high 20 points and UTEP shot its highest percentage (51.9) vs. a division I foe on the year but Alabama forced 24 turnovers and unleashed a barrage of three pointers (11-25) to post a 78-60 victory in the final game of the Patrick Harrington Classic Tuesday evening. The Miners (2-9) […]Read More

UTEP Falls To Pitt 71-46 at Patrick Harrington Classic

NICEVILLE, Fla.- Sparkle Taylor (15 points) and Jakeira Ford (11 points, career-high nine rebounds) both reached double figures in scoring but UTEP couldn’t keep pace with ACC juggernaut Pitt in a 71-46 setback in the first game of the inaugural Patrick Harrington Classic at The Arena at NWF State College Thursday evening. Brenna Wise (18 […]Read More

Nash And Taylor Tabbed To C-USA Preseason Team

IRVING, Texas- UTEP women’s basketball seniors Jenzel Nash and Sparkle Taylor have been voted to the 2016-17 Conference USA Preseason Team, as announced by the league office Wednesday afternoon. Additionally the Miners were picked fifth in the annual C-USA women’s basketball preseason poll. Both the preseason team and poll were voted upon by the league’s […]Read More