Julian Washburn led six UTEP players in double figures with 20 points and the Miners defeated Houston 80-69 on Thursday in the Conference USA tournament quarterfinals.
UTEP (18-13), the No. 3 seed, will play second-seeded Southern Mississippi, an 81-66 winner over UAB, in Friday's first semifinal.
Jacques Streeter had 13 points and 12 assists for the Miners. Konner Tucker scored...
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March 14, 2013
Believe it or not, UTEP is setting themselves up for Conference-USA dominance. Former USC head coach Tim Floyd has the Miners in the right path for the future. In the next couple of years, Conference-USA will be depleted of a lot of its talent.
Memphis, East Carolina, UCF, Houston, and SMU will all be departing, leaving UTEP as a viable conference favorite. So far this season,...
Check out Shamarr Bowden of ECU punching Konner Tucker of UTEP in the face twice in their game on Saturday. The two players went to the ground after a layup attempt when Marshall Guilmette of UTEP put back a huge dunk. While Marshall was hanging on the rim Bowden dropped two huge punches to Tucker's face. Not really sure what caused the fight, but it wasn't pretty. ...
UTEP's Sophomore guard McKenzie Moore drilled a three at the buzzer to propel Texas-El Paso from two down to the 68-67 win over East Carolina in front of a stunned Minges Coliseum crowd of...
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UTEP’s McKenzie Moore might have kept the Miners
NCAA Tournament hopes alive. Moore hit a
shot from mid-court at the buzzer on the road to shoot down East Carolina in a
battle between Conference USA bubble teams.
Here’s the highlights with the big shot at the end.
"Anytime you make one like that at the end, you
feel like you've got a...
Julian Washburn scored 20 points to lead UTEP to a 55-54 victory over New Mexico State on Wednesday night.
Washburn was 8 of 13 from the field as UTEP (2-4) ended a four-game losing streak.
John Bohannon scored 15 points and Cedrick Lang had six rebounds for the Miners.
UTEP scored 22 points off turnovers by the Aggies.
New Mexico State led 32-28 at halftime.
Tyrone Watson scored...
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November 29, 2012
Autrey Golden returned a fourth-quarter kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown and the Texas-El Paso defense held when it counted most to propel the Miners past Southern Mississippi 34-33 Saturday night.
After Golden's big return gave UTEP (3-8, 2-5 Conference USA) the 34-27 lead, the Golden Eagles (0-11, 0-7) responded with an 86-yard drive that cut the lead to one with 2:48 left...
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November 18, 2012
On this date, 31 years ago, the Brigham Young Cougars went to the edge of the Mountain Time Zone to play a team dressed in blue and orange. The UTEP Miners were no match for BYU. For the fourth consecutive season, BYU held UTEP to single digit points. The Cougars also topped the 60 point mark against UTEP for the fourth time in the LaVell Edwards era.BYU didn’t waste anytime...
Exactly 20 years ago, today, the Brigham Young Cougars opened the season taking on the UTEP Miners in El Paso, Texas. Not only was it the first game of the 1992 season, it was BYU’s first game without three-year starter and Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer. Replacing the NCAA record holder for career passing yards and touchdown passes was sophomore John Walsh. UTEP was the prefect...
EL PASO, Texas — No one could have scripted this one: the Sooners struggle to scrape by the UTEP Miners in their season debut.
UTEP comes into this season with what could be one of its best teams in the past few years. The Miners lost their three leading rushers from last year, but every other unit is at least as experienced as last year or better. Senior quarterback Nick Lamaison is a former offensive junior college player of the year and started most games last year after overcoming an injury in the...
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2011 Record: (5-7, 2-6 in C-USA)
Head Coach: Mike Price (174-174 All-Time, 45-42 at UTEP)
Last Bowl Game: 2010 New Mexico Bowl: lost to BYU 52-24
Four Year-Coaching Trend: 5 wins and 7.25 losses overall, 3 wins and 5 losses in C-USA per year
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Big Name Opponents: 9/1 vs Oklahoma, 9/8 at Ole Miss, 9/22 at Wisconsin
Must Win: 9/15 vs New...