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Head coach Tim Floyd questions a call with the referee.

Miners go through nightmare on the road

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor March 3, 2015

UTEP was in sole possession of second place in Conference USA and within striking distance of leader Louisiana Tech. Two road losses later and the Miners have lost all possibility of finishing as the top team in the conference and are in a three-way...

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Senior guard Julian Washburn is now the seventh best scorer in UTEP basketball history.

Miners play for first place at Louisiana Tech

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor February 24, 2015

The UTEP men’s basketball team is now just half a game out of first place in Conference USA after a hard-fought win over UTSA on Saturday. The Miners clawed their way out of an early hole against the Roadrunners on their way to their seventh-straight...

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Sophomore Aiyanna Stivierne has the best ranking 400m dash time in Conference USA.

Track and Field head to Conference USA Indoor Championships

Juan Carlos Navarrete, Staff Reporter February 24, 2015

The UTEP track team continues its strong year as they arrive at the first of what they hope will be many important meets this season. After five meets, both the men and women’s teams will be in Birmingham, Ala., to compete in the Conference USA Indoor...

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Senior guard Julian Washburn has scored double figures in the past two games.

Men’s basketball streaking, in second place of Conference USA

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor February 17, 2015

The UTEP men’s basketball team has won six-straight games and sits alone in second place in Conference USA. After two wins at home, first against Charlotte and then against Old Dominion, the Miners’ 10-3 conference record trails only Louisiana Tech’s...

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Men’s basketball looks to continue streak

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor February 10, 2015

Five of the final seven regular season games will be at home for coach Tim Floyd and the UTEP men’s basketball team. After coming back from Florida with two wins this past weekend against Florida Atlantic and Florida International, the Miners are preparing...

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Senior outfielder Tahla Wade made 49 starts in 50 games played last season.

Softball kicks off season at the Kajikawa Tournament

Jason Green, Staff Reporter February 3, 2015

The UTEP softball team will begin their 2015 campaign when they travel to Tempe, Arizona, for the Kajikawa Tournament at Arizona State University. Last season the team struggled in their first 10 early-season tournament games—winning only one against...

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Senior Davina Meza made the All-Conference USA third team last season.

UTEP tennis dominates first matchup

Javier Cortez, Contributor February 3, 2015

After a day and a half of rain, the UTEP women’s tennis team finally got their season underway this past Saturday, Jan. 31. The Miners won in dominant fashion against the University of Buffalo, 6-1, at the El Paso Tennis Club. After months of preparation...

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Miners come home after long road stretch

Miners come home after long road stretch

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor January 27, 2015

The UTEP men’s basketball team has allowed the opposing team to reach 70 points in only six of the 17 games they have played before this weekend. Undefeated on the road in conference play, the Miners went to Western Kentucky and Marshall, and allowed...

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Junior forward Lawna Kennedy protects ball from UNT defender.

Lady Miners open conference play with comeback win

Jason Green, Staff Reporter January 2, 2015

While the men’s basketball team visited Denton to take on the North Texas Mean Green, the Lady Miners hosted the Mean Green at the Don Haskins Center to open Conference USA play. After a difficult non-conference schedule which led to a 5-4 record,...

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Junior guard Earvin Morris was one of five Miners that scored in double figures

Miners survive, win Sun Bowl Invitational

Luis Gonzalez, Sports Editor December 22, 2014

Five different Miners scored in double digits as UTEP held off Kent State University to claim their third straight Sun Bowl Invitational tournament title by a final score of 78-75. After the easy win last night against Alcorn State the Miners needed every...

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The Miners will play six consecutive games to close out their 2014 regular season.

Miners are rested and ready after bye week

Juan Carlos Navarrate, Staff Reporter October 21, 2014

The UTEP Miners will seek to improve on their win against Old Dominion with another conference win against UT San Antonio. The Miners head to San Antonio coming off their second bye week of the season and a lot to play for with the second half of the...

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Tournament disappointment

Tournament disappointment

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter March 19, 2014

My expectation for the Conference USA basketball tournament, like most, was based on the performance of UTEP’s men and women’s basketball teams. At the end of the day, my expectations were not met, not even the slightest. Going into the tournament,...

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