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UTEP Hoops: Floyd Confident Artis Will Fit In

4 players to graduation… you might think that makes this a rebuilding year … but not so fast… coach tim floyd and company have put together an outstanding recruiting class and the team’s prospects look great for the upcoming year … leading this year’s recruiting class is former oregon duck dominic artis… artis was dismissed from oregon after he and 2 other players were investigated for sexual assault… but he was never charged and coach floyd did his homework on the talented guard before committing to him… coach floyd says they got great feedback on artis’s character from a lot of people… and he’s comfortbale with his new guard… and on the court… well … he likes what he’s got… “We’re going to have a lot of options. We feel like we might have the best perimeter intact since we’ve been here. As our fans know, the teams that have advanced in ncaa tournament have great back courts. The team that won our league last year, Louisiana Tech, had the best back court in our league.” one of the players who gave the glowing review of artis was utep’s own matt willms … willms played with artis in high school and findley prep… el paso high school is coming off a 5-5

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