EL PASO, Texas — Souley Boum had 28 points as UTEP beat Florida International 77-68 on Saturday night.
Boum shot 15 for 17 from the foul line.
Christian Agnew had 17 points for UTEP (10-10, 6-8 Conference USA). Jamal Bieniemy added 11 points. Bryson Williams had 11 points and nine rebounds.
Eric Lovett scored a season-high 21 points for the Panthers (9-14, 2-12), who have now lost four straight games. Antonio Daye, Jr. added 15 points and five steals.
The Miners improve to 2-0 against the Panthers for the season. UTEP defeated Florida International 75-59 on Friday.