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UTEP spring sports have been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

UTEP spring sports suspended due to COVD-19 pandemic

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter March 12, 2020

Effective immediately all spring sport competition for Conference-USA institutions are suspended until further notice in statement released by Conference-USA.  UTEP athletics competes in Conference-USA.  UTEP softball, men’s and women’s...

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UTEP senior guard Darryl Edwards drives to basket  en route to scoring a career high 34 points versus Rice Saturday, Feb. 22.

UTEP storms back from 19 down versus Rice, Edwards has career night

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor February 22, 2020

The UTEP men’s basketball team overcame its worst first half of the season, scoring a season low 19 points versus the Rice Owls in the opening round of bonus play to pull a  68-62 victory from defeat. Coming into this game as a must win for the Miners,...

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UTEP forwards Tydus Verhoeven and Bryson Williams fight for the rebound versus Marshall Sat, Feb.15 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP Miners stampeded by Thundering Herd 71-61 for fifth straight loss

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor February 16, 2020

The UTEP Miners continued its winless February as they were outhustled and outscored by the visiting Marshall Thundering Herd in a 71-61 loss at the Don Haskins Center.  Losing its fifth straight game, the Miners fell to 13th place in Conference-USA...

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Avery Crouse, freshman playing against Riverside at the Don Haskins Center on Nov. 9, 2019.

Women’s basketball looks to recover after tough road trip

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 3, 2020

Facing two of the top five teams in Conference-USA (C-USA) was a tough task for the UTEP women’s basketball team this past weekend.    The Miners failed to muster a comeback win against Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and a rough shooting...

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Miners on road need a win at FIU

Daniel Lopez, Contributor October 14, 2019

The Miners take on the Florida International University Panthers Saturday searching for their second win of the season as UTEP now sits near the bottom of Conference USA’s standings. The team is coming off a loss to the University of Texas at San Antonio...

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Zuzanna Puc set a new career-high with 27 points against FIU on Thursday, March 1 at the Don Haskins Center.

Puc sets career-high to carry UTEP into C-USA tourney

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor March 1, 2018

After battling an early season injury, Zuzanna Puc finally had her breakout game as a Miner. The sophomore set a new career-high with 27 points to help the UTEP women’s basketball team clinch a spot in the Conference USA Tournament with an 86-70...

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Pamala Baber named C-USA Softball Player of the Week

Pamala Baber named C-USA Softball Player of the Week

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor February 26, 2018

UTEP sophomore Pamala Baber was announced as Conference USA's Softball Player of the Week on Monday after a solid weekend during the Miners’ five-game tournament sweep. Baber is the first UTEP softball player to earn a C-USA recognition since 2016...

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 Omega Harris’s daughter Khylynn will turn 3 years old in March.

The inspiration behind the game for Omega Harris

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter February 12, 2018

Omega Harris is going to be in UTEP’s record book forever.  He ranks in the program’s top-15 in both points scored and steals collected, and he’s nearing a top five spot in program history in 3-pointers made since joining the program as a freshman...

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Evan Gilyard led all Miners, tying his career-high with 20 points.

Thundering Herd pull away late for first-ever win at UTEP

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor February 3, 2018

In crunch time, Marshall got to the line and hit timely shots to hold off a second half UTEP rally, defeating the Miners 74-65 on Saturday night for their first-ever win at the Don Haskins Center (1-7). Now losers of five-straight games, UTEP (7-16,...

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Hernandez and Mascorro earn All-C-USA honors

Hernandez and Mascorro earn All-C-USA honors

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor December 5, 2017

Senior offensive lineman Will Hernandez has been named to the All-Conference USA first team and freshman defensive lineman Trace Mascorro has been named to the All-Conference USA freshman team, the league announced on Tuesday. Hernandez is the first...

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Harris named to C-USA basketball preseason team

Harris named to C-USA basketball preseason team

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor October 26, 2017

UTEP senior guard and team captain, Omega Harris has earned one of the two final spots in Conference USA’s preseason team for men’s basketball, the league office announced Thursday morning. Charlotte junior guard Jon Davis earned the final spot. Harris...

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Miners stun defending C-USA champion Charlotte

Miners stun defending C-USA champion Charlotte

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor September 29, 2017

Jackie Soto scored her first career goal at the 20-minute mark, the game’s only score, to give the UTEP soccer team a 1-0 victory over defending Conference USA champion Charlotte at University Field on Friday evening. The Miners (6-6, 2-1 C-USA)...

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