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  1. Friday’s Pregame Shootaround: No. 3 Arizona among three ranked teams in action

    Dec 19, 2014, 3:27 PM EST

    Stanley Johnson

    The Wildcats are on the road to take on one of Conference USA’s best teams in UTEP, and both No. 18 Miami and No. 20 St. John’s are in action as well.

  2. Weekend Preview: A loaded Saturday slate highlights the weekend

    Dec 19, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Dakarai Allen, Nigel Williams-Goss

    Oklahoma-Washington, Ohio State-North Carolina and UCLA-Kentucky are just three of the marquee matchups.

  3. #POSTERIZED: Jalen Reynolds’ one-handed dunk vs. UTEP in Wooden Legacy (VIDEO)

    Nov 29, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    AP

    UTEP defeated Xavier, 77-73, to advance to the Wooden Legacy championship game.

  4. 2014-2015 Season Preview: Louisiana Tech the favorite in the ever-changing Conference USA

    Oct 31, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

    AP

    Despite 29 wins (13 in conference play) Louisiana Tech missed out on the NCAA tournament. Michael White looks to change that this season, although, his team will have to go through the likes of UTEP and newcomer Western Kentucky, first.

  5. Junior college guard becomes UTEP’s third 2015 commitment

    Oct 5, 2014, 9:44 PM EST

    AP

    Moore averaged 18.0 points and 7.2 rebounds per game as a freshman last season.

  6. Three-star forward becomes UTEP’s second 2015 commitment

    Sep 24, 2014, 9:27 PM EST

    Jon Lopez/Nike

    Both of UTEP’s commitments thus far are front court players, which is key with Julian Washburn and Cedric Lang both entering their senior year.

  7. UTEP lands commitment from 2015 big man

    Sep 8, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

    Christian Romine

    UTEP landed a big man with upside on Monday night.

  8. Report: UTEP has two incoming freshmen not qualify

    Aug 25, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    UTEP Southern Miss Basketball

    UTEP took a blow to its 2014-15 season as two freshmen failed to make the roster.

  9. UTEP’s Matt Willms works to return to full strength after playing last season with a torn labrum

    Jul 6, 2014, 8:06 PM EST

    UTEP v Washington State

    The 7-footer played all last season with a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Now healthy, he’ll be a key figure for a team that has to account for the graduation of John Bohannon.

  10. Washington, Xavier among teams in 2014 Wooden Legacy field

    Jun 26, 2014, 4:45 PM EST

    AP

    The eight teams playing in the event, which will be played November 27-28, 30, were announced.

  11. Conference USA Conference Catch-up: Can anyone stop Louisiana Tech?

    May 28, 2014, 12:00 PM EST

    Louisiana Tech Athletics

    Can anyone in Conference USA catchup up with Louisiana Tech?

  12. Report: UTEP head coach Tim Floyd emerges as a candidate for Missouri job

    Apr 22, 2014, 11:08 PM EST

    AP

    The UTEP coach is now a candidate to replace Frank Haith at Missouri.

  13. UTEP dismisses McKenzie Moore, Jalen Ragland, Justin Crosgile for gambling

    Jan 7, 2014, 4:43 PM EST

    Tim Floyd

    On Tuesday afternoon UTEP held a press conference regarding the FBI’s investigation involving several members of the university’s basketball program. From that press conference it was announced that leading scorer McKenzie Moore, fellow junior Jalen Ragland and graduate student Justin Crosgile had been dismissed from the team after school administration had determined that the three…

  14. No. 2 Kansas has a lot to work on following Battle 4 Atlantis experience (VIDEO)

    Nov 30, 2013, 10:29 PM EST

    ellis

    While in-season tournaments present great opportunities for programs to rack up multiple quality wins in a neutral setting, there also valuable when it comes to the growth of a roster. That’s certainly the hope for No. 2 Kansas, which despite its 2-1 weekend at the Battle 4 Atlantis did not enjoy the best of weekends…

  15. Improved offensive showing results in a blowout win for No. 23 Iowa (VIDEO)

    Nov 29, 2013, 10:12 PM EST

    white

    What a difference a day made for both No. 23 Iowa and UTEP in the semifinals of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Friday night. Iowa struggled offensively for much of the night in their overtime win over Xavier on Thursday, but Fran McCaffery’s team had no such issues against the Miners. As a team the…

  16. UTEP successfully befuddles Tennessee on both ends of the floor (VIDEO)

    Nov 29, 2013, 1:27 AM EST

    Tim Floyd

    While much of the chatter regarding UTEP head coach Tim Floyd at this week’s Battle 4 Atlantis is focused on his ongoing feud with USC head coach Andy Enfield, the fact of the matter is that the man’s pretty good when it comes to basketball strategy. And that ability, along with the skill of his…

  17. USC, UTEP coaching staffs get into heated discussion at Battle 4 Atlantis reception

    Nov 27, 2013, 9:32 PM EST

    UTEP Southern Miss Basketball

    “Tim Floyd shows up every day at work and realizes he lives in El Paso, Texas. And he’s pissed off that he didn’t get the USC job two months ago. I told him, ‘Tim, if I could have all this power to somehow convince a family to do this, why the heck didn’t the kid…

  18. UTEP, Kentucky hope to commemorate 50th anniversary of 1966 title game in 2016

    Oct 23, 2013, 5:04 PM EST

    El Paso Times

    After returning to Cole Field House for the program’s midnight madness-style event on Friday night, Maryland head coach Mark Turgeon discussed the possibility of the Terrapins playing a regular season game at their old home. Now playing their home game at the Comcast Center, Maryland called Cole home from 1955 to 2002. Who knows if…

  19. UTEP latest school to update their basketball court design (PHOTO)

    Sep 5, 2013, 1:37 PM EST

    @Miner_Nation

    UTEP joined the long list of schools that have updated the basketball court in their home arena to add a unique element easily identifiable with the school. For the Miners, the addition is a pair of the mining picks that make up the ‘T’ in UTEP’s logo. It looks good. There’s a lot going on…