• January 16, 2021

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Gallery+Story: Florida Atlantic Shoots Past Miners 61-48

Florida Atlantic’s Anthony Adger scored a game-high 27 points on 8-of-11 shooting from three-point range and the Owls (14-10, 5-6 Conference USA) took care of UTEP (7-15, 2-9 C-USA), 61-48 on Thursday night in the Haskins Center. “When you’re not making shots you really have to try and defend hard, and you have to try […]Read More

UTEP’s Heritage House Shines Light on Institution’s Past

With all the hustle and bustle of college life, it is understandable if students, faculty and staff at The University of Texas at El Paso ignore the nondescript two-story, sand-colored stucco building “hidden” in the center of campus. Understandable, but unfortunate. The building in question is Heritage House, 405 Kerbey Ave. It has served many […]Read More

1966 Championship Team Captain Orsten Artis Passes Away

Orsten Artis, team captain on Texas Western’s famed 1966 national championship team, passed away at his home in Merrillville, Indiana on Tuesday.  He was 74 years old. The Miners have lost both captains from the 28-1 squad that won the only Division I men’s basketball national championship in the state of Texas.  Harry Flournoy passed […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: Miners Down Western Kentucky in OT

On a very special afternoon in the Sun City, surrounded by a sellout crowd and members of the NCAA Championship team from 1966, the UTEP Miners again beat a team from Kentucky (Western Kentucky) and celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the groundbreaking win. Check out Andres Acosta’s view of the game and ceremony in tonight’s […]Read More

Tickets on sale now for live panel discussion of Miners’

Tickets are on sale now for a live panel discussion featuring the 1966 national champion Texas Western Miners on Feb. 5 at Memorial Gym. Footage from the event will be incorporated into the CBS Sports Network documentary “1966 TEXAS WESTERN: CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE.”  The special will air later this winter. The panel discussion will take place on Feb. 5 from 4-6 p.m., […]Read More

CBS Sports Network to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of National Title

CBS Sports Network will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Texas Western capturing the historic 1966 national championship with a special, “1966 TEXAS WESTERN: CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE” airing later this winter. A live panel discussion, which will be incorporated into the special, is open to the public and will be held on Friday, Feb. 5 from4-6 […]Read More

Tickets on sale Monday for UTEP’s 50th Anniversary celebration of

The 1966 Texas Western College Miners will return to campus, and UTEP will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the historic 1966 National Championship at the men’s basketball game versus Western Kentucky on Feb. 6. Tickets will go on sale to the general public Monday (Jan. 11) for the once-in-a-lifetime event. Special in-game features include: -Unique […]Read More

UTEP Graduate, Former Professor celebrates 102nd Birthday

Lola Dawkins, a 1954 Business Graduate from Texas Western College (now UTEP) and former UTEP business professor, celebrated her 102nd birthday Tuesday, December 29 with family and friends in Central El Paso. Dawkins is an award-winning Professor Emerita of Marketing and Management who joined the faculty in 1965 and retired in 1984. Dawkins is well remembered by her students and […]Read More