Nov, 25

UTEP Drops Opening Contest In Puerto Vallarta, 72-43, To Kansas State

PUERTO VALLARTA, MEXICO – Senior Johni Welles tallied a career-best 13 points while sophomore Sparkle Taylor also reached double figures (11 points) but the UTEP basketball team was dealt a 72-43 defeat by Big 12 member Kansas State in its opening contest of the 2014 Hardwood Tournament of Hope. The Miners (2-2) dug themselves a 28-point halftime… More

Nov, 24

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes

Head Coach Sean Kugler   (On Friday’s loss at Rice) “It was a tough loss for us on Friday night against a very good Rice team. They’re a team we’re trying to catch up to in our conference; they’re defending Conference USA champs and they played extremely well against us. We didn’t make enough plays… More

Nov, 24

Jones Selected as Semifinalist for Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award

TYLER, Texas – Aaron Jones was selected as one of the 16 semifinalists for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award the committee announced on Monday.   Jones is the only Conference USA player to be named a semifinalist for the award. The ElPaso native has left his mark this season as the Miners starting tailback…. More

Nov, 24

UTEP to Close Out 2014 Regular Season

UTEP (6-5, 4-3 Conference USA) will host Middle Tennessee (6-5, 5-2 C-USA) on Senior Night in the Sun Bowl on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. 26 seniors will be honored prior to the contest. The Miners are looking to rebound from last Friday’s 31-13 setback at Rice after gaining bowl eligibility with a… More

Nov, 23

UTEP Prepares for Wooden Legacy Tournament

OPENING TIP – UTEP (2-0) joins Long Beach State, Princeton, San Diego, San Jose State, Washington, Western Michigan and Xavier in the 2014 edition of the DIRECTV Wooden Legacy tournament Nov. 27-30 in Fullerton and Anaheim, Calif. – Up first for the Miners is a date with Princeton (1-3) on Thanksgiving Day at noon MT.  The game will… More

Nov, 23

Miners Rally, Hold Off NM State in Thriller

EL PASO, TEXAS – Vince Hunter had a double-double for the second straight game, as UTEP rallied from a 15-point deficit to take the lead before holding on for a 77-76 triumph over NM State on Saturday night.   “I thought it was just a tremendous atmosphere and a great, great college basketball game,” said UTEP coach… More

Nov, 22

Miners Finish 27th at NCAA Championships

Terre Haute, Ind. – The men’s cross country season came to an end Saturday afternoon at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course. This was the 17th appearance at the NCAA Championships for the men’s program.   Coming into the race, the Miners were the only team not ranked in the U. S. Track & Field Cross Country… More

Nov, 22

Rice Defeats UTEP, 31-13

HOUSTON, Texas – Mario Hull set a career high in receiving yards (150) on six receptions, while scoring a late touchdown as Rice took care of UTEP, winning 31-13 on Friday night at Rice Stadium.   UTEP falls to 6-5, (4-3 Conference USA), while Rice improves to 7-4 (5-2 C-USA).   The first quarter produced no offense by… More