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The Prospector

#5 UTEP defeated Tennessee 78-70 and fell to No. 2 ranked Kansas by four in the Battle 4 Atlantis Nov. 28-30

A first look at UTEP’s basketball teams

Aaron Montes, Photographer November 5, 2013

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Thornton shines in womens basketball first showing

Thornton shines in women’s basketball first showing

Aaron Montes, Staff Photographer November 2, 2013

The UTEP women’s basketball team defeated the St. Mary’s Rattlers 81-51 in their exhibition game before the season opener against Texas-Permian Basin. Four Miners scored in double digits including senior guard Kayla Thornton who led the team with...

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Senior guard Jalen Raglamd had a dunk of his own during the exhibition game, he contributed with 15 points.

Second half surge helps Miners top Savage Storm

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter November 2, 2013

After a rough start the UTEP men’s basketball team turned things around and defeated Southeast Oklahoma State 91-63 at the Don Haskins Center on Nov. 2 in their first exhibition game of the season. At the beginning of the game was riddle with fouls,...

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Texas A&M and UTEP sports editors talk weekend matchup

November 1, 2013

The Prospector's sports editor, Edwin Delgado was interviewed by James Sullivan, sports editor of Texas A&M's student newspaper, the Battalion. The two traded dialogue on this weekend's football matchup between UTEP and Texas A&M. Read the...

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The BCS: Good in theory, bad in reality

The BCS: Good in theory, bad in reality

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter October 31, 2013

Unlike the majority of college football fans, I am dreading the day when the BCS system comes to an end and the day when the CFP (college football playoff) takes over. Over the years, the BCS has been filled with controversy and outrage, but in my opinion...

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#6 With a goal from Angela Cutaia, UTEP upsets Colorado College 2-1 on Oct. 27

Soccer secures a spot in C-USA tournament

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor October 29, 2013

The UTEP soccer team ended their home schedule with style and earned a spot in the Conference USA Tournament by defeating the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners on Oct. 25 and the Colorado College Tigers (ranked 27th in the polls) on Oct. 27 respectively. “These...

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Miners up against Manziel and Texas A&M Aggies

Miners up against Manziel and Texas A&M Aggies

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter October 29, 2013

The Miners, 1-6, will face the toughest challenge of the season yet on Nov. 2 when they travel to College Station, Texas to take on the 12th-ranked team in the nation, the Texas A&M Aggies. Texas A&M is the only nationally ranked team the Miners...

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Simonsen leads Miners to fifth place finish at UTEP Invitational

Simonsen leads Miners to fifth place finish at UTEP Invitational

Luis Barrio, Contributor October 29, 2013

It was a bit of a bittersweet ending for the team as they finished fifth out of 15 teams. The New Mexico State Aggies were crowned as champions of the tournament ahead of Colorado, San Jose State, Kansas State and UTEP. “I think we did make some...

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Volleyball drops consecutive games at home

Volleyball drops consecutive games at home

Ellisia Shafer, Staff Reporter October 29, 2013

The Miners came in this week full of confidence after having swept Rice and Grand Canyon on Oct. 20 and Oct. 23, however, their spirits was dampened after a loss at home. “We worked hard, but were unable to execute when needed,” said head coach...

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UTEP basketball newcomers shine in Orange and White scrimmage

UTEP basketball newcomers shine in Orange and White scrimmage

October 27, 2013

The Miners' basketball team suited up for the first time this year for the Orange and White scrimmage on Saturday. The Miners put on a show for a good turnout at the Don Haskins Center. The orange team beat the white team, 63-51. Junior forwards Julian...

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Miners play last two home games of the season

Miners play last two home games of the season

Edwin Delgado, Sports Editor October 24, 2013

The UTEP women’s soccer team will play their last two home games of the season this weekend at University Field as they host in-state rivals the Texas San Antonio Roadrunners Oct. 25 and Conference USA leaders, the Colorado College Tigers, Oct. 27 UTEP...

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First look at basketball team in Orange and White scrimmage

First look at basketball team in Orange and White scrimmage

Aaron Montes, Staff Photographer October 24, 2013

UTEP basketball fans will have their first opportunity to get a glimpse of the team and the newly designed floor at the Don Haskins Center this Saturday as the Miners will host its annual Orange and White scrimmage. The scrimmage will serve as...

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