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Guard Tae Hardy attempts to dribble around the defender during a game against Texas A&M-CC on Nov. 29.

Texas A&M Islanders leave UTEP basketball stranded in Tuesday night loss

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor December 1, 2023

The UTEP men’s basketball team (5-3) returned to the Don Haskins Tuesday, Nov. 28 to take on the Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi Islanders (3-4).  The Miners are coming off two straight losses, one to the Bradley Braves (6-1) at the SoCal...

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Guard Zid Powell attempts to shoot a scoring basket.

UTEP Men’s basketball starts the season 3-0 after a win against UCSB

Sofia Sierra, Staff Reporter December 1, 2023

Editor’s Note: This recap is not the most recent game for the UTEP Miners Men’s Basketball. With the UTEP Miners 2023 basketball season underway, the Don Haskins Stadium has been lively due to the crowd’s energy. Filled with silence…’The...

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Forward Calvin Solomon looks for a teammate to pass the ball to.

UTEP basketball defeat APSU Governors

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 24, 2023

Editor's Note: This recap is not the most recent game for the UTEP Miners Men's Basketball. The Miners (4-0) have done it again, taking a win over Austin Peay (2-2) Nov. 17, in the first game of the SoCal Challenge tournament. The game was heated from...

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Tae Hardy takes flight at the Don.

UTEP basketball shuts out USAO Drovers; sets school scoring record

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 13, 2023

UTEP men’s basketball (2-0) faced off against the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (USAO) Drovers (2-1) Nov. 9 at the Don Haskins Center, bringing home the second win of the season, with a final score of 123-72.   The win over USAO was...

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Senior Derick Hamilton, majoring in multidisciplinary studies, has found a new home in El Paso, moving from his hometown of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

UTEP’s Adhel Tac and Derick Hamilton on breaking barriers and scoring dreams

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter November 10, 2023

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in America, and there are many young hopefuls who are working to be the next big thing in the industry. Some can even be found right here at UTEP. From adjusting to an unfamiliar environment to keeping in touch...

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Homecoming queen of the court

Itzel Giron, Editor-In-Chief November 9, 2023

As homecoming week ended Sunday, Nov. 5, there is one person who, although was not labelled as “Homecoming Queen”, surely wears the title.  UTEP Women’s Basketball Had Coach Keitha Adams, returned “home” to hopefully take the Miners to another...

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UTEP men’s basketball coach Joe Golding on ‘flipping the script’

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 8, 2023

Ahead of the upcoming season, UTEP men’s basketball head coach Joe Golding is making sure the team is ready for a comeback. After a season that didn’t go as planned with a young team last year, Golding and the Miners are coming back harder and stronger...

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Forward Calvin Solomon prepares to dunk during a game against McMurry.

UTEP men’s basketball ‘defeathered’ McMurry Warhawks in season opener

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 7, 2023

UTEP men's basketball 'defeathered’ McMurry Warhawks in a home game Monday night at the Don Haskins Stadium.  UTEP is undefeated against the Warhawks having won its previous six matchups since the 1971-72 season of Miners Basketball.   Right...

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Guard Veonce Powell dribbles past Western New Mexico Nov. 6.

Keitha Adams led Miners to dominate season opener victory over WNMU Mustangs

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 7, 2023

The UTEP women’s basketball team returned to the Don Haskins Center for its first regular season game of the season.   After a dominate exhibition win over New Mexico Highlands University Saturday, Oct. 28, the Miners hope to extend the team’s...

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Guard Ivane Tensaie plays offense against the New Mexico Highlands Oct. 28.

UTEP Women’s Basketball victorious in exhibition game

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 2, 2023

As leaves begin to fall and the air becomes colder, many fans of sports will be pleased for return of the season of basketball.   The energy was vigorous on and off the court, with fans and players full of spirit for the start of Miners basketball.  UTEP...

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Senior guard Erin Wilson says that with the new coaching staff coming in, hopefully they will get a championship ring.  The Prospector Archives

What about the women’s 2022-2023 basketball season?

Nicholas Maes, Contributor May 9, 2023

The 2022-23 women’s basketball season proved to be an eventful one as the Miners beat a ranked opponent for the first time in 25 years and only the second time in program history. The women began their season with a five-game winning streak, only getting...

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The San Diego State Aztecs and the University of Connecticut Huskies are set to face off tonight at 6:20 p.m. in Houston, Texas. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia Commons

UConn takes home its fifth NCAA Championship

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor April 4, 2023

In a lopsided affair, the game favorite University of Connecticut Huskies (UConn) (31-8, Mountain West 15-3) defeated the San Diego State Aztecs (32-7, Big East 13-7) 76-59 in the 2023 NCAA National Championship Monday, April 3 at NRG Stadium in Houston,...

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