UTEP to play in 2017 Puerto Rico Shootout

The always palpable Jon Rothstein from CBS sports tweeted out earlier that the Miners would be one of eight teams headlining the 2017 Puerto Rico Shootout. Other teams headlining will be Florida St, Iowa St, South Carolina, Boise St, Tulsa, Illinois St and Western Michigan. The 2016 Puerto Rico Shootout runs from November 17-20. The field includes Xavier, Missouri, Davidson, Clemson, Arizona State, Northern Iowa, Oklahoma, and Tulane. This years tournament was actually relocated to Orlando, FL, due to Zika virus concerns. Matchups and dates will be announced at a…