According to a source close to the situation, shooting guard Dustin Watts (Seattle, Wash./Stoneridge Prep) gave UTEP a pledge on Wednesday.
Watts is the fifth recruit for head coach Tim Floyd in the 2012 class. Expected to sign with the Miners this week are power forward Anthony January (Compton, Calif./Taft), small forward Twymond Howard (Pearl, Miss./Pearl H.S.), small forward Dwayne Benjamin (Lafayette, La./Northside H.S.) and small forward Mekale McKay (Louisville, Ky./Moore H.S.).