• October 28, 2020

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GECU Presents: Miner Madness – Who Takes the Title? ’91-’92

The 1991-92 Miners (27-7) take on the 2009-10 Miners (26-7) in GECU’s Miner Madness, the mythical “championship game” to determine which is the second-best team in UTEP history behind the 1966 national champs. Analysis: Both squads boast powerful, physical front lines.  The 1991-92 team has two seniors at the top of their game in Marlon Maxey […]Read More

UTEP Athletics “Picks Up Podcast” premieres

The brand-new “Picks Up Podcast” made its debut Thursday on UTEP Athletics’ official website. The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.  Hosted by long-time “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher, “Picks Up Podcast” kicks off with a visit from Jim Senter who, like […]Read More

GECU Presents Miner Madness: Fans can vote for the 2nd-Best

What if Texas Western didn’t win the 1966 national championship? Which team would be the best team in UTEP basketball history? Assuming you took the remaining UTEP NCAA Tournament teams, and pitted them against one another in a 16-team bracket, who would come out on top? Would All-American Jim Barnes lead the 1964 Miners to […]Read More

UTEP’s Williams earns All-District First Team honors by NABC

KANSAS CITY  – The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced UTEP’s Bryson Williams to the 2019-20 NABC Division I All-District team, as selected and voted on by member coaches of the NABC in NCAA Division I Monday morning. Williams earned a spot on the District 11 first team squad after averaging a team-high 17.8 points […]Read More

UTEP falls to Marshall in opening round of C-USA Tourney

FRISCO, Texas – Bryson Williams scored 25 points and Jordan Lathon recorded a double-double on season-highs in points (22) and rebounds (11) while tying his career best with six assists, but Marshall pulled away from UTEP late to claim an 86-78 victory on Wednesday night in the first round at the Conference USA Basketball Championships. The […]Read More

Miners shoot past FAU 95-67; Will play ODU in C-USA

FRISCO, Texas – Six different players hit double figures in scoring as UTEP soared past Florida Atlantic, 95-67, in a record-setting win on Wednesday in the first round of the 2020 Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championships. “When we get off to a good start, we usually play really well,” UTEP head coach Kevin Baker said. “It […]Read More

Miners prep for Florida Atlantic in C-USA Tourney opener Wednesday

The seventh-seeded UTEP women’s basketball team (15-14) will lock up with 10th-seeded Florida Atlantic (13-16) at 12:30 p.m. MT/1:30 p.m. CT in the first round of the 2020 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Women’s Basketball Championships presented by Baylor Scott & White Sports Performance Center at The Star. “It has been two months since we […]Read More

Zec, Gallegos Earn Honors From Conference USA

IRVING, Texas – Katarina Zec (All C-USA second-team) and Katia Gallegos (C-USA All-Freshman team) both picked up honors from Conference USA, the league office revealed Monday. Zec, who was named to the league’s five-member All-Academic team on March 6, secured her second honor of the postseason. “No one works harder or is more committed that Katarina […]Read More