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Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

UTEP swept by North Texas, fall to tenth place

UTEP swept by North Texas, fall to tenth place

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

UTEP was riding the momentum of a three-game sweep March 15 and 16 against Louisiana Tech, coming into the three-game home series against North Texas. This Mean Green team was at the top of the Conference USA standings. The Miners dropped all three...

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Miners fall to Lobos, Aggies

Miners fall to Lobos, Aggies

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

On March 22-23, the UTEP women’s tennis team fell short during a rivalry weekend. On March 22 the Miners lost to No. 66 New Mexico, and on March 23, New Mexico State beat the Miners by the slimmest of margins. Despite good individual play over the...

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Outdoor season opens with Springtime Meet

Outdoor season opens with Springtime Meet

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 25, 2014

Coming off a successful indoor season for both the men’s and women’s track and field team, the Miners hosted their first outdoor meet — the UTEP Springtime Meet at Kidd Field. The UTEP Springtime Meet is considered more of a warm-up event to...

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Miners defeat Gaels, advance to WNIT regional semis

Miners defeat Gaels, advance to WNIT regional semis

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 24, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team once again in a close game came out on top and defeated the Saint Mary’s Gaels 76-64 in the second round of the WNIT. With the Miners have earned the right to host another WNIT game as they will take on the Colorado...

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UTEP takes down Arkansas State 74-64

UTEP takes down Arkansas State 74-64

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 21, 2014

The UTEP women’s basketball team made their debut in the NIT asthey hosted the Sun Belt regular season champions the Arkansas State Red Wolves and came out ahead in the end 74-64. Both teams were tied at the half but UTEP came out with a 15-4 run...

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Fresno State tops UTEP in CBI to end their season

Fresno State tops UTEP in CBI to end their season

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 19, 2014

The UTEP Miners men’s basketball season came to an end tonight with a 61-56 loss against the Fresno State Bulldogs in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational (CBI). Reminiscent of the loss against the Southern Miss in the Conference...

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Senior Kayla Thornton becomes the all-time leading scorer in UTEP’s history during the Conference USA Tournament.

Record-setting team falls short, will play NIT

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 18, 2014

Although UTEP was ousted from the Conference USA tournament by Southern Mississippi in an 84-70 game on March 14, seniors Kayla Thornton, Kristine Vitola and Kelli Willingham will still get a shot at postseason play, most likely a high seed in the Women’s...

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Senior forward John Bohannon makes a layup against East Carolina.

Miners to host Fresno State in first round of CBI

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 18, 2014

The Miners have an opportunity to redeem themselves in the (CBI) College Basketball Invitational Tournament after a disappointing showing at the 2014 Conference USA Basketball Tournament. “It’s an opportunity for this basketball team to continue...

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No. 22 Middle Tennessee State annihilates Southern Miss 84-55

No. 22 Middle Tennessee State annihilates Southern Miss 84-55

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 15, 2014

Southern Miss held Middle Tennessee scoreless for the first four minutes of the game, but for the next 36 minutes it was nothing but a dominant performance by the Blue Raiders as Middle Tennessee trounces the Golden Eagles 84-55 in the women’s Conference...

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Tulsa overpowers Louisiana Tech to earn NCAA bid

Tulsa overpowers Louisiana Tech to earn NCAA bid

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter March 15, 2014

Led by sophomore guard James Woodard the Tulsa Golden Hurricane conquered the Conference USA Championship with a 69-60 victory over No. 1 seed Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA Championship and punched its automatic bid for the NCAA Tournament. They...

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Bulldogs pound Golden Eagles, will play Tulsa for NCAA bid

Bulldogs pound Golden Eagles, will play Tulsa for NCAA bid

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 14, 2014

The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs booked the final spot in the 2014 Conference USA men’s basketball championship. Thanks to dominating second half the Bulldogs trounced the Southern Miss Golden Eagles 88-70. It was back and forth for most of the first...

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