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Southern Miss pulls off the upset, tops UTEP 63-60

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Norville Carey knocked down a jumper with :28 left to play and Southern Miss pulled out a 63-60 upset win over Texas-El Paso Saturday night. Southern Miss (9-19, 4-13 C-USA) trailed by 10 points, 58-48, with 4:35 left, but Shadell Millinghaus drilled a 3-pointer and Matt Bingaya hit a jumper to make it a five-point game, 58-53 with under four minutes left...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
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

UTEP Miners at Rice Owls: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Friday night the UTEP Miners and Rice Owls will face off against one another in Conference USA play. UTEP (6-4) and Rice (6-4) each enter this game at 4-2 in conference play. Coverage of the game between these two will air on FOX Sports 1 beginning at 8:00 pm ET from Rice Stadium in Houston, TX. The odds: The Rice Owls are 8 point favorites against the UTEP Miners. The over...
Via Tireball.com
November 21, 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 SportsLogos.net.  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...
Via Tireball.com
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 propels past Middle Tennessee 63-54

Vince Hunter scored 20 points and UTEP pulled away from Middle Tennessee in the second half winning 63-54 on Thursday night. Jon Bohannon grabbed 11 rebounds and 8 points for UTEP. Middle Tennessee (11-6, 1-1 Conference USA) kept UTEP (12-6, 2-1) at bay leading 29-27 going into the half as both teams fought to maintain recent winning streaks. UTEP scored only 13 points over the...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

UTEP upends Marshall 66-56

Vince Hunter scored 20 points Saturday night and John Bohannon scored 18 and grabbed 14 rebounds as UTEP defeated Marshall 66-56 for its first Conference USA win of the season. The lead changed hands 13 times in the first half until Marshall's Ryan Taylor made a layup with 41 seconds to play to tie the score at 27. UTEP opened the second half with a 10-0 run, then pulled away to...
Via AP on Fox
January 12, 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...
Via NESN.com
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

FBI Investigating Two UTEP Basketball Players

It sounds like we have some gambling or point shaving allegations set to break. according to a KFOX14 report out of El Paso, the FBI is reportedly investigating to members of the UTEP basketball program.  The university would not confirm the story to the station. According to reports, the two players are believed to be McKenzie Moore and Jalen Ragland. Both were suspended indefinitely...
Via Thacover2
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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