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Junior guard Delma Zita calls out a play while being guarded by Sam Houston senior guard Shanti Henry, Jan. 27 at the Don Haskins Center.

Women’s basketball edges out Bearkats in final minutes

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Contributor January 31, 2024

After only winning two of the team’s last five matchups, the UTEP women’s basketball team (8-3, C-USA 3-3) fought for a hard-earned win over the C-USA newcomer Sam Houston University (5-13, C-USA 0-6) during “Noche Latina”.  The Sam Houston...

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Foward Jane Asinde attempts to shoot the ball during a game on Jan. 25.

UTEP women’s basketball takes a win over LA Tech

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor January 27, 2024

The UTEP women’s basketball team (7-11, C-USA 2-3) won their game over LA Tech (8-12, C-USA 2-3) in an extremely close game. With a final score of 61-57, the Miners made a comeback in the fourth quarter.  The game was off to a rough start, as LA...

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Forward Tae Hardy and Guard Trey Horton III sprint down the court in a race against the clock

UTEP men’s basketball bombs out the Hilltoppers

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor January 25, 2024

The UTEP Miners (11-8, C-USA 2-2) won their second game in three days at the Don Haskins Center, winning against the WKU Hilltoppers (13-6, C-USA 2-3). This was by far one of the Miners’ closest games. The Miners persevered, winning the game by six...

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Guard Tae Hardy jumps into the air in attempt to dunk the ball during a game against Middle Tennessee on Jan. 18.

UTEP men’s basketball dominate Middle Tennessee

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor January 20, 2024

The UTEP Miners (10-8, C-USA 1-2) took a well-earned win over Middle Tennessee State University (6-12, C-USA 0-3), ending the game with a final score of 73-59. UTEP kept the lead through the whole game, never letting up on the Blue Raiders. The game...

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With 15 games left in the regular season, the UTEP men’s basketball team sits at 9-7 record, having played one conference game thus far.

Men’s basketball begins conference games

Nicholas Maes, Sports Editor January 19, 2024

The UTEP men’s basketball team has had its fair share of ups and downs throughout the preseason, although the Miners (9-7) plan to push through to the C-USA Championships. Their most recent, and final, non-conference game against Chicago State ended...

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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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