Dec, 19

UTEP To Tangle With Prairie View A&M Saturday

THE OPENING ACT ·         UTEP will play for the final time before taking a break for the holiday season when it welcomes Prairie View A&M to the Don Haskins Center for a 2 p.m. contest on Saturday. Steve Kaplowitz (play-by-play) and Traci Miller (color commentator) will have the call for 600 ESPN El Paso, KROD-AM Radio. ·         The… More

Dec, 18

Miners Set to Battle #3 Arizona Friday

EL PASO, TEXAS – For the first time ever, the UTEP basketball team will host a team ranked in the top-three nationally when Arizona (#3 Associated Press & USA Today Coaches Poll) makes its first visit to El Paso in 20 years on Friday. Tip-off is 9 p.m. MT before a national television (FOX Sports 1) audience.   “It’s… More

Dec, 18

UTEP (6-3) matches up with Arizona (11-0) on Friday

UTEP (6-3) matches up with Arizona (11-0) on Friday at 9 p.m. MT in the Don Haskins Center before a national television (FOX Sports 1) audience. – The game is sold out.  This is the 113th sellout in the history of the Haskins Center (12,000 capacity), and the first sellout since Tim Floyd’s initial game as head coach versus… More

Dec, 17

UTEP Soccer’s Aleah Davis Garners C-USA Spirit Of Service Award

EL PASO, Texas – UTEP soccer sophomore Aleah Davis has been named as the institution’s recipient of the 2014 Conference USA Fall Spirit Service Award, as announced by league commissioner Britton Banowsky Wednesday afternoon. The C-USA Spirit of Service Award is designed to recognize the community service efforts of the league’s student-athletes, based upon significant community service, good… More

Dec, 17

Miners Tame Southeastern Louisiana Lions, 80-62

EL PASO, TEXAS – Vince Hunter matched his career-high with 26 points on 11-of-13 shooting as UTEP won its second straight game, 80-62 over Southeastern Louisiana on Tuesday in the Don Haskins Center.   The Miners are 4-0 at home for the first time in five years but will be tested severely on Friday when third-ranked Arizona (11-0) makes… More

Dec, 14

Miners Fall At New Mexico, 72-57

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The UTEP women’s basketball team sustained a 72-57 loss to I-25 rival New Mexico inside WisePies Arena, AKA The Pit Sunday afternoon. The Miners (3-4) won the rebounding battle (34-31) but it wasn’t enough to compensate for an off shooting day (35.4 percent on 17-of-48) and turnover problems (19 giveaways). The Lobos (2-7) drilled 47.3 percent… More

Dec, 12

Rotich Named C-USA Cros​s Country Athlete of the Year

Irving, Texas – Anthony Rotich was voted the Conference USA Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year by the league’s head coaches as announced by the league office on Friday. Since the award’s inception in 1995, Rotich becomes only the second runner in C-USA history to win this award in three consecutive years (Stephen Samoei, UTEP, 2005-07)…. More

Dec, 11

Showers and Tomlinson to Play at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Carson, Calif. – Seniors Jameill Showers and Eric Tomlinson accepted an invitation to the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.   The duo will be amongst some of the top-talented draft-eligible seniors competing in the all-star game on Saturday, January 17 at StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, Calif.   Kickoff is scheduled… More