UTEP MINERS NEWS

Tim Floyd retires as UTEP’s head coach

After the Miners poor loss against Lamar Monday night, Tim Floyd stepped down in retirement after the game, ending his UTEP tenure. Floyd will step down immediately, the same day UTEP introduced Jim Senter as their new athletic director. Senter will now have the task of naming an interim, and Floyd will recommend Bobby Braswell or Phil Johnson. We will have more updates to this...
Via Miner Rush
November 27, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

UTEP Grinds Out 65-55 Win Vs. Texas Southern To Improve To 4-0 On Year UTEP Takes Down SEC Foe Arkansas, 64-61 Miners need to go transfer-heavy to fix football UTEP's Hernandez has shot at long NFL career, 'proof that a rose ... Search for next UTEP football coach is about to hit full speed UTEP fans say they support new athletics director Engaging in UTEP sports is the 'difference...
Via Miner Rush
November 27, 2017

UTEP falls to UAB 28-7 to complete winless season

A.J. Erdely threw two touchdowns and rushed for another as UAB (8-4, 6-2 Conference USA) defeated UTEP (0-12, 0-8 C-USA), 28-7, on a brisk Saturday afternoon at historic Legion Field. “I think we played probably a better football team than us today. It seemed like they had, in key spots, [UAB’s] athletes were very good. In the secondary, we had trouble getting away from them and...
Via Miner Rush
November 25, 2017

UTEP at UAB: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Winless UTEP faces UAB for the first time in seven years, and will have a new starting quarterback for the season finale. Ryan Metz was named the starter Monday by Mike Price. UTEP got some reinforcements at tight end as Josh Weeks returned, but David Lucero appears to be out with a hand injury. No other changes dot the depth chart, although Ruben Guerra and Jerrod Brooks continue...
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November 20, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

UTEP WBB Cruises Past Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, 69-49 Miners Fall To Alaska-Fairbanks At Home In Fall Finale Winny Koech Earns All-America at NCAA Championship UTEP to transform campus UTEP Miners to play back-to-back rivalry games Search for next UTEP football coach is about to hit full speed Dr. Lisa Campos named new UTSA athletic director Dr. Lisa Campos throws UTEP a curve ball
Via Miner Rush
November 20, 2017

LA Tech sends UTEP to 0-11 with 42-21 win

LA Tech jumped out to a 28-0 first half lead, and UTEP played catch up the rest of the afternoon from there as the Miners drop 0-11 losing their 2017 home finale Saturday. The Bulldogs ran for 343 yards led by Jaqwis Dancy who ran for 135 yards, and Boston Scott ran for 134 yards, while quarterback J’Mar Smith ran in two touchdowns to lead the Dogs. "It was 28-0 at the half, and...
Via Miner Rush
November 18, 2017

Miners Add Lamar Norman Jr. to Backcourt Mix For 2018-19

UTEP added to its men’s basketball recruiting class on Monday, as Lamar Norman Jr. signed a national letter of intent to join the Miners for the 2018-19 campaign. “He will remind our fans a lot of Omega [Harris],” UTEP coach Tim Floyd said. “He’s a terrific, terrific athlete and a great leaper. He’ll be in the running for Mr. Basketball in the state of Michigan. His team won...
Via Miner Rush
November 13, 2017

LA Tech at UTEP: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Another week, another rough offensive performance, and more questions about the quarterback spot. Mike Price indicated Monday that Zack Greenlee was banged up a bit against North Texas, but said he would expect Greenlee to be ready to go Saturday after a week of recovery and treatment. Price also indicated Ryan Metz could use another week to heal his nagging shoulder injury, so...
Via Miner Rush
November 13, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

King Records Double-Double, UTEP Volleyball's Season Ends In Albuquerque Hayley Meshay Joins UTEP Volleyball For 2018 Campaign Watts Adds Kristen Fritsche For 2018 Volleyball Season UTEP Triumphs Over Marshall In Five-Set Thriller UTEP Volleyball Adds Howard For 2018 Season UTEP Rallies Past CSU Bakersfield, 67-56, In 2017-18 Opener Lady Miner Hoops Sign One Prep Standout...
Via Miner Rush
November 13, 2017

UTEP Basketball: Practice Interviews 11/8

The Miners final media interviews before Friday’s season opener.
Via Miner Rush
November 09, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

Powell Posts Career High In Second Day Of Action At Ohio State Miners Fire Second-Best Score Of Season In Columbus Martinez Wins Wildcat Invitational Championship, UTEP Tennis Closes Fall Season UTEP Volleyball Falls To FAU In Three Sets Freshmen Duo Power UTEP Offense, FIU Bests UTEP In Four Sets St. Mary’s (Texas) Edges UTEP, 68-62, In Exhibition Game UTEP Soccer’s Bohdan...
Via Miner Rush
November 06, 2017

Middle Tennessee handles UTEP 30-3

Middle Tennessee held UTEP to just 137 yards of total offense, and the Miners continue to stumble offensively with their latest loss Saturday in Murfreesboro. The 30-3 loss to MTSU drops UTEP to 0-9 on the season, two of the final three games left on the schedule are on the road, with an offense that is completely stuck in the mud. UTEP and Georgia Southern are the lone win...
Via Miner Rush
November 04, 2017

UTEP Selling Discounted Men’s Basketball Season Tickets Thursday

For Thursday only, UTEP Men’s Basketball Season Tickets in the upper reserved section will be 38% off as part of a special preseason “Flash Sale.” Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 2, fans can purchase these seats at a cost of $99. Regular price is $160. Tickets will be available online at www.utepathletics.com/tickets or by calling 747-6150. The price...
Via Miner Rush
October 31, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

UTEP Women’s Golf Opens Little Rock Classic Tied For Fifth Morozova, Medina and Baigorria Close Out Lobo Invitational With Wins Three Wins Highlight Second Day Of Lobo Invitational For UTEP Tennis UTEP Women’s Basketball Races Past Sul Ross State, 99-40, In Exhibition Contest Miners Sweep Middle Tennessee On Senior Day Miners Rally In Set Three, But Fall To LA Tech Koech Claims...
Via Miner Rush
October 30, 2017

UTEP Basketball: Floyd picks up a pair of 2018 commits

UTEP picked a pair of 2018 commits late Sunday night, adding to the class of 2018. Avery Martinez, a 6’5 wing originally from Costa Rica committed, along with 6’8 power forward Teddy Ochieng. Both attend Cantwell-Sacred Heart of Mary High School in California, and both are willing defenders giving the Miners three 2018 commits and a Prop 48 commit for the class of 2018. Martinez...
Via Miner Rush
October 30, 2017

UTSA muscles past UTEP 31-14

Same story, different week for the UTEP Football program. A gritty defensive effort, inept second half offense, and plenty of mistakes of both sides of the ball compounded a 31-14 loss to UTSA Saturday which drops UTEP to a hapless 0-8 record. The young Roadrunner program improved to 5-2 overall, one step away from securing a second consecutive bowl appearance. “That wasn’t...
Via Miner Rush
October 29, 2017

UTSA at UTEP: Game Week Links

Roadrunners to face UTEP on Saturday night in El Paso UTSA looks to avenge five-overtime, gut-wrenching loss to UTEP Marquee class being inducted to UTEP Hall of Fame Friday night Runners seeking to erase memory of five-overtime loss to UTEP BirdsUp.com Staff Predictions: UTEP BirdsUp.com Keys to the Game: UTEP Road Trip: UTSA travels to El Paso this weekend No longer UTEP...
Via Miner Rush
October 27, 2017

UTEP’s Omega Harris named to Conference USA Preseason Team

UTEP senior guard Omega Harris is one of 10 players named to the Conference USA Men’s Basketball Preseason Team. His appointment was announced on Thursday. The 6-3, 175-pound Harris has scored 1,041 points in 88 games with the Miners (11.8 ppg). He has made 128 three-point field goals, seventh-most in school history. With 96 steals, he needs five to make UTEP’s all-time top-15...
Via Miner Rush
October 26, 2017

UTEP football: Evan Tafoya-Vallo de-commits from UTEP

UTEP’s lone 2018 commit has respectfully decided to look elsewhere amid the Miners coaching change by decommitting from the Miners 2018 football recruiting class. Tafoya-Vallo is one of New Mexico’s top FBS recruits, and has offers from New Mexico, NMSU, and Air Force.
Via Miner Rush
October 25, 2017

UTSA at UTEP: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Coming off the bye week, UTEP’s quarterback situation still remains cloudy at the start of another game week. Zack Greenlee is dealing with a high ankle sprain and groin injury according to interim head coach Mike Price. Ryan Metz is still healing from his shoulder injury, and a starter is unknown at this time. Price did not indicate the throughout the week process to name a...
Via Miner Rush
October 23, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

Men's Golf Repeats As Price's Champions UTEP's Downs Appointed C-USA Golfer of the Week Downs Takes Second, Miners Third at FAU Invitational Rice Slips By UTEP In Five Sets UTEP Volleyball Unable to Tarnish WKU's Undefeated Record UTEP Rifle Posts Highest Score Since 2011-12 In Win Vs. UT-Martin UTEP Edged At Florida Atlantic, 1-0 UTEP Blanks Marshall, 2-0, On “Senior Night...
Via Miner Rush
October 23, 2017

Weekly Miner Nuggets

Boyce Paces UTEP Rifle At Nevada UTEP Soccer Falls To Middle Tennessee, 3-1 UTEP Volleyball Falls In Three To UTSA Miners Snatch Set One, but Fall To North Texas UTEP Women’s Golf Team Continues Fall Slate in Sunshine State UTEP Women’s Golf Team Nabs Second Place in Las Cruces Miner Men's Golf Heads Up Interstate 10 For Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate Koech Earns Top 10 Finish...
Via Miner Rush
October 16, 2017

25 essential artists of the mixtape era

The whole world changed the day you realized you could hook up your record turntable to a cassette deck and make a tape compilation of your favorite music. When that tape became portable via boomboxes and Walkmen, those mixes became the soundtrack to your life. At some point, we called them "mixtapes" and we began making piles of them for ourselves and our friends/boyfriends/girlfriends...
October 12, 2017  |  Discuss

UTEP at Southern Miss: Game Preview

The Breakdown Coming off a spirited effort and near upset of WKU, UTEP will head southeast to face a Southern Miss team coming off a big C-USA West division victory last week. The Golden Eagles used the big play to pick up their first ever win in San Antonio, and boast of the best and most explosive running backs in the league. Senior Ito Smith will be a can’t miss NFL prospect...
Via Miner Rush
October 12, 2017

Ten UTEP Basketball Games To Be Televised or Streamed in 2017-18

Conference USA announced its initial schedule of televised and streamed games for the 2017-18 men’s basketball season on Wednesday, and 10 will feature the UTEP Miners. The Miners will participate in the Puerto Rico Tip-Off Nov. 16-19 in Conway, S.C. All three games will be carried on ESPN networks, beginning with the matchup versus Boise State on Nov. 16 at noon MT. That game...
Via Miner Rush
October 11, 2017
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