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Miners Shoot Under Par In Round One Of C-USA Tournament Korir Breaks Stadium Record in the 400m Cross Announces 2017 UTEP Soccer Schedule UTEP Tennis Falls To Marshall, 4-1, At 2017 C-USA Championships UTEP Women’s Golf Caps Season at C-USA Championships Aaron Jones' NFL Dream Just Days Away From Becoming Reality The 50 most important college players in Texas in 2017 ...
Via Miner Rush
12 hours ago

UTEP Football: Final Spring Scrimmage Interviews

Check out what Sean Kugler and the players said about the Miners 2017 spring workouts.
Via Miner Rush
10 days ago

UTEP Football: Miners end spring workouts with final scrimmage

Some offensive give, some defensive take, and a possible major injury headlined UTEP’s final spring scrimmage in the Sun Bowl Friday night. “Kind of like our spring has been all along, both sides of the ball have shown tremendous flashes,” UTEP coach Sean Kugler said. “They are competing against each other. We got through the entire spring really with only one injury...
Via Miner Rush
10 days ago

UTEP Football: Four things to watch in Friday's spring scrimmage

Here's a quick preview of the Miners final spring workout UTEP has practiced three times a week since early March, breaking for a week off for spring break, and will end spring practices Friday with a final spring scrimmage. Here are four things to watch in the Sun Bowl on Friday. Running back depth With projected starter Quadraiz Wadley out for Friday's workout, and incoming...
Via Miner Rush
11 days ago

UTEP Basketball: Miners sign Joey St.Pierre

UTEP Coach Tim Floyd announced on Wednesday that Joey St. Pierre has signed a national letter of intent to join the Miner basketball team for the 2017-18 season. A 6-10, 280-pound center, St. Pierre played in 14 games for Richmond-Burton High School in Richmond, Ill. last season. He averaged 13.7 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.6 blocks with three double-doubles. His top performance...
Via Miner Rush
12 days ago

UTEP uses first-half run to knock off Rice in C-USA tourney

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Dominic Artis scored 20 of his season-high 26 points, and UTEP scored 20 of the last 25, in the first half before holding off Rice for an 86-76 win in the Conference USA Tournament on Thursday. Artis also had 10 rebounds and six assists and Omega Harris added 21 points for fourth-seeded UTEP (15-16), which will face No. 1 seed Middle Tennessee in the semifinals...
Via Associated Press
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

UTEP beats Charlotte 74-67 on Harris' career night

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Omega Harris set career highs with 27 points and 10 rebounds, and UTEP held off Charlotte 74-67 in Saturday's regular-season finale to clinch the No. 4 seed in next week's Conference USA Tournament. Paul Thomas added 15 with 11 boards for his sixth double-double of the season for the Miners (14-16, 12-6), who shot 44 percent from the floor and held the 49ers...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

UTEP upsets conference leader Middle Tenn. 57-54

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Matt Willms and Omega Harris made four free throws in the final seconds as UTEP upset Middle Tennessee 57-54 on Saturday night to put the lone blemish on the Blue Raiders' Conference USA record. The Miners, trailing 26-16 at the break, dominated the second half 41-27, taking their first lead, 51-50, when Harris hit a jumper with 2:27 left in the game. JaCorey...
Via Associated Press
February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Harris leads UTEP to 2nd straight OT win, beating FAU 66-65

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Omega Harris hit a jumper to start the overtime period and UTEP held off Florida Atlantic 66-65 on Saturday night to grab its second straight overtime win. Dominic Artis hit a fall-away jumper as time expired in double overtime to beat Florida International 88-87 on Thursday night. UTEP (4-13, 2-3 Conference USA) held a 66-60 lead with 1:11 left in the extra...
Via Associated Press
January 14, 2017  |  Discuss

UTEP-FIU men's, women's games have stunningly similar endings

Both UTEP and FIU brought their fans phenomenal endings to their men’s and women’s basketball games Thursday night. And while the two games weren’t identical in the way they played out, they were about as close as you can get. What do we mean by that? Both the UTEP-FIU men’s and women’s games ended on buzzer-beaters in overtime. But that’s not all. The final score in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Willms, Artis lead UTEP to 85-75 win

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) Matt Willms scored 22 points and Dominic Artis finished an assist shy of a triple-double in UTEP's 85-75 victory over Western Michigan on Friday at the Charleston Classic. The Miners (2-1) will play for fifth-place in the eight-team tournament on Sunday. Western Michigan (1-3) fell to 0-5 all-time in the Charleston tournament after losing all three in 2008...
Via Associated Press
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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