Isis Lopes, formerly of Clemson, has agreed to attend school and play with the UTEP women’s basketball team, head coach Kevin Baker announced Friday.
“Isis is a very solid, quick, athletic and versatile guard. She has the ability to get the rim and create shots for others. She has tremendous court vision, and it allows her to distribute the ball at a high level,” Baker shared.
“Isis has a very high basketball IQ, which allows her to play PG or off guard. She excels on the defensive end of the floor by defending ball handlers with intensity. Isis is a great shooter and can score in many ways. She will be a tremendous addition to our team, and we cannot wait to get her to El Paso.”
University officials add that Lopes will have three years of eligibility. Below is Lopes’ bio
Isis Lopes – 5-11, Guard | Melbourne, Australia
Played one year with Clemson, and will have three seasons of eligibility with the Miners … due to injuries was limited to 13 games played and 47 total minutes … set season highs for points (five), rebounds (two) and minutes (13) at North Carolina (2/2/20) … during her prep career she represented the Victorian State team at the U18 Australian Championships, helping her team earn a bronze medal … also starred at Caulfield Grammar High School … the team finished with an overall record of 27-3 during her career … she averaged 18.0 points per game … was a member of the 2016 and 2017 premiership winnings teams, being named MVP both years.
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