UTPB UPDATE: Freshmen step up big-time

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The UTPB women’s basketball team sports a young roster this season, and with injuries plaguing the team, the freshmen on the team have been forced to step up.

UTPB defeated Eastern New Mexico 71-63 on Saturday. Freshmen scored 66 out of UTPB’s 71 points.

Freshman guard Rory Carter said the win gave the younger players confidence moving forward in conference play. Head Coach Rae Boothe said she had always believed the young roster was capable of big wins, but they just needed to prove it to themselves.

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