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Aggies sweep I-10 series with 77-68 win over UTEP

Aggies sweep I-10 series with 77-68 win over UTEP

November 23, 2013

  For the first time in 14 years the UTEP Miners men’s basketball team has lost three straight games to their rival New Mexico State. In front of a crowd of over 11,000 people, the Aggies defeated the Miners 77-68, at the Don Haskins Center. Head...

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Womens basketball take down Lumberjacks for biggest win in school history

Women’s basketball take down Lumberjacks for biggest win in school history

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter November 22, 2013

The UTEP women’s basketball team made history tonight as they defeated the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks 92-43, the 49-point win is the largest margin of victory in school history against another Division I team, surpassing a 46-point win over Texas...

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Miners upend the Rams 82-74

Miners upend the Rams 82-74

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

  In a closely contested game that came down to the wire, the Miners defeated the Colorado State Rams 82-74 at the Don Haskins Center. From the startof the game the Miners were in control of the game, playing at their own pace and hustling...

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Senior center John Bohannon attempts to make a layup against New Mexico State on Nov. 15. UTEP lost 86-73.

Miners face old rival Colorado State

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

The Miners begin the hardest portion of their schedule as they host the Colorado State Rams on Nov. 19 at the Don Haskins Center, after two underwhelming performances by the UTEP men’s basketball team against New Mexico State and West Alabama. Early...

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Junior running back Nathan Jeffery bursts a 54-yard touchdown run on Nov. 16 to lead the Miners to a 33-10 victory against FIU at the Sun Bowl.

UTEP seeking third win against the Green Wave

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor November 19, 2013

The UTEP Miners are focused on keeping the momentum alive against their next opponent, the Tulane Green Wave. After claiming a win in their final home game of the 2013 season, the Miners will face the Green Wave on Nov. 23 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome...

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Sophomore foraward Agata Dobrowolska joined the Miners this year. She is from Lublin, Poland.

International athletes adjust to new setting

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

  On a year-to-year basis, UTEP athletics might not have success as a whole, but one thing women’s sports has a monopoly on is recruiting international players and doing it with great success. In eight of the nine women’s sports programs,...

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UTEP defeated East Carolina in three straight sets on Nov. 17, Xitlali Herrera is one of the seniors on the team.

UTEP to take on Southern Miss in C-USA Tournament

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter November 19, 2013

It was a whirl of emotions in Memorial Gym when the UTEP Volleyball team swept the East Carolina Pirates 3-0 (30-28, 25-20, 25-23) in their season finale along with celebrating its five seniors in their final regular season as Miners. The team is now...

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Washburn refuses to get back on the floor during the second half

Washburn refuses to get back on the floor during the second half

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor November 17, 2013

The UTEP men’s basketball victory over West Alabama on Sunday afternoon was overshadowed by junior forward/guard Julian Washburn’s unwillingness to go back into the game during the second half. Mid-way through the second half after taking Washburn...

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Miners top the West Alabama Tigers 67-46

Miners top the West Alabama Tigers 67-46

Luis Barrio, Staff Reporter November 17, 2013

After a less than encouraging effort against rival New Mexico State Aggies, the UTEP men's basketball team came out in their Battle 4 Atlantis home game and defeated Division II opponent West Alabama 67-46. The Miners had four players in double figures....

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Miners top Golden Panthers 33-10 on senior night

Miners top Golden Panthers 33-10 on senior night

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 16, 2013

  After a seven game losing streak the UTEP Miners defeated Florida International Golden Panthers 33-10 at the Sun Bowl to get their second win of the season, on senior night. “The win feels awesome,” said quarterback Blaire Sullivan. “I...

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#4 The Womens basketball team defeated the Kansas State Wildcats 84-39 to make it its third biggest win. Six days later UTEP crushed Northern Arizona 92-43, the biggest win in school history.

UTEP women’s basketball routs Kansas State 84-39

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 16, 2013

In their best defensive showing of the season, the Miners thumped the Kansas State Wildcats, 84-39, Saturday at the Don Haskins Center. The Miners 45-point win came with many statistical achievements. The Miners forced 34 turnovers, which is their...

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Second half rally lifts New Mexico State to cruise past UTEP

Second half rally lifts New Mexico State to cruise past UTEP

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor November 15, 2013

Junior guard Daniel Mullings led New Mexico State with 26 points as the Aggies stormed past UTEP in the second half to defeat their rivals, 86-73, Friday at the Pan American Center in Las Cruces N.M. “To have as good as a game as we had tonight...

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