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Texas-San Antonio manhandles UTEP in 25-6 win

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Jarveon Williams had 28 carries for 133 yards and a touchdown as Texas-San Antonio beat Texas El Paso 25-6 in game delayed twice by lightning Saturday night. The Roadrunners (1-4, 1-0 Conference USA) avoided their first five-game losing streak in program history. Williams' 28 carries was a school record. UTSA's Daniel Portillo had the only points of the first...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Metz leads UTEP to win over FCS-Incarnate Word

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Ryan Metz threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns as UTEP pulled away late to beat FCS-Incarnate Word 27-17 on Saturday night. Metz, who was 20-of-28 passing, also ran for 46 yards to lead all UTEP (2-2) rushers. Hayden Plinke grabbed four passes for 80 yards and Jaquan White pulled in seven for 73 yards and a touchdown. Jay Mattox, who nailed a career-best...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

UTEP loses leading rusher for season to ankle injury

Things have just gone from bad to worse for the 0-2 UTEP Miners. The team has just learned that they have lost their leading rusher for the rest of the season due to an ankle injury. According to College Football Talk, UTEP running back Aaron Jones injured his ankle on a short run in the first half of Saturday’s loss to Texas Tech. He had to have surgery on torn ligaments in his...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 days ago  |  Discuss

UTEP head coach: ‘We’re not as talented as Arkansas’

The UTEP Miners open the season this Saturday when they travel to Little Rock to play the Arkansas Razorbacks. The Miners have shown improvement under head coach Phil Kugler, with the team in 2014 as they went 7-6 while losing the New Mexico Bowl. Despite losing that game, the team turned thins around from the 2013 season when they went 2-10. This year, the Miners hope to at least...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

UTEP loses two key players for at least a semester

The Texas-El Paso Miners men’s basketball team will be without two key players for at least the first semester of the season. Rising junior center Matt Willms will miss time with a flare-up of a stress reaction in his foot, the same injury that cost him six games last season, and rising sophomore guard Omega Harris will miss a semester due to academic ineligibility. Rob Dauster...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico Bowl: Utah State Aggies vs. UTEP Miners betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Gildan New Mexico Bowl will take place with a match-up between the Utah State Aggies and the UTEP Miners. Utah State (9-4) will be looking to get to double digit wins on the season but UTEP (7-5) is not about to just roll over in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ESPN and WatchESPN beginning at 2:20 pm ET from University Stadium in Albuquerque...
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Conference Catch-up: Conference USA

Best Player: Marquez Letecher-Ellis, Rice Best Potential: Ebuka Izundu, Charlotte Best Scorer: Fredrick Edmond, Western Kentucky Best Shooter: Lee Moore, UTEP Best Rebounder: Ebuka Izundu, Charlotte Best Passer: Ahmad Caver, Old Dominion Best Defender: Derric Jean, Louisiana Tech Best Glue Guy: Derric Jean, Louisiana Tech Best Athlete: Jeantal Cylla, Florida Atlantic 1. UTEP...
Via Hoopniks
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: UTEP Wearing Helmets WIth “Vintage Pete” Logo To Celebrate Centennial

UTEP celebrates Homecoming this weekend, and will host Old Dominion as part of the celebration. This Homecoming celebration has special significance for school, as it is celebrating its Centennial this year. The Miners football team will be taking on a retro look, featuring a vintage mascot logo that the school used from 1992-2003 according to  Going throwback...
Via College Spun
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP Miners at Kansas State Wildcats: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the Kansas State Wildcats will host the UTEP Minors in for a contest of two teams with 2-1 records. No. 25 Kansas State (2-1) will be looking to knock off UTEP at home. Coverage of the game between Kansas State and UTEP will take place at 12:00 pm ET on a yet unidentified network from Bill Snyder Family Stadium in Manhattan, KS. The Odds: The Kansas State Wildcats are...
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Randy Culpepper Signs With Jilin

Randy Culpepper has signed with Julin of the Chinese Basketball Assocation, a source tells RealGM. Culpepper played collegiately at UTEP.
Via RealGM
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP comeback tops Rice, 68-57

Julian Washburn and C.J. Cooper each scored 17 points as Texas-El Paso roared back from a nine-point halftime deficit to beat Rice, 68-57 Saturday night. The Miners erased the halftime deficit by scoring the first nine points of the second half and knotting the score at 30-30 in the first four minutes of the period. The Owls rallied and led by as many as nine with nine minutes...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2014 G Shaquille Carr to UTEP

Las Vegas lead guard Shaquille Carr, of Canyon Springs (NV), made the call for the UTEP Miners on Friday, according to multiple reports. The athletic lead guard has been notable on the AAU circuit for his play for the Las Vegas Prospects. Carr is an athletic lead guard that can get up and down the floor. […]
Via Hoopniks
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP Men’s Basketball Players Kicked Off Team After FBI Investigation Reveals They Gambled on Games

Three University of Texas at El Paso basketball players have been dismissed from the team and are no longer enrolled at the school after an FBI investigation revealed the three had been involved in gambling on sports games. Questions about point-shaving arose surrounding the school’s basketball program after leading scorer Mckenzie Moore and reserve Jalen Ragland were suspended...
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: FBI Investigating UTEP Point-Shaving

Two UTEP players, McKenzie Moore and Jalen Ragland, were suspended indefinitely on Dec. 28 for a violation of team rules. "I'm not able to talk about it right now but it will all come out eventually," said Tim Floyd at the time. Rumors have circulated that it was due to point-shaving and a report on Monday from the local Fox affiliate indicates that the FBI is investigating.
Via RealGM
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP comes back for 67-64 win over W Illinois

Vince Hunter hit a jump shot with 43 seconds remaining and C.J. Cooper made two free throws with five seconds left to give UTEP a 67-64 come-from-behind victory over Western Illinois at the Sun Bowl Invitational Saturday night. Western Illinois (5-8) led throughout most of the second half and held a 60-50 lead with 5:12 remaining in the game. But the Miners (9-5) scored nine straight...
Via AP on Fox
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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