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UTEP women’s basketball celebrates 45 years

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor November 6, 2018

This upcoming basketball season marks a significant anniversary for the UTEP women’s basketball program as they celebrate 45 years when the Miners start their upcoming season on Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Don Haskins Center. Before we move to...

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Najala Howell works on free throw shooting after a Jan. 10, practice.

Young start helps Howell find clutch moments

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor January 17, 2018

A basketball life that started in kindergarten, UTEP women’s basketball player Najala Howell says starting at a young age is what has developed her into the player she is now. “I was basically born in the gym,” Howell said. “My sister played...

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Athletics director Bob Stull announces retirement after 19 years

Athletics director Bob Stull announces retirement after 19 years

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief August 31, 2017

UTEP athletics director Bob Stull announced his retirement from the program on Thursday after serving at UTEP since 1998. Stull, who is 71-years-old, saw 29 different UTEP athletic programs capture 29 conference titles in seven sports—men's and...

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Head coach Keitha Adams discusses play with team.

Keitha Adams accepts Wichita State job

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor March 29, 2017

Former UTEP head coach Keitha Adams is leaving UTEP after 16 years to take over the head coaching position at Wichita State. "Keitha was one of my first hires and has been with us for 16 years. She has done an absolutely unbelievable job. We hate to...

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Adams interviews for Wichita State head coaching vacancy

Adams interviews for Wichita State head coaching vacancy

Jason Green, Sports Editor March 28, 2017

According to multiple reports, UTEP women’s basketball head coach Keith Adams has been interviewed for the women’s basketball head coaching vacancy at Wichita State University, in her home state of Kansas. Adams, who has been at UTEP since 2001,...

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Puc named C-USA Freshman of the Week

Puc named C-USA Freshman of the Week

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor January 30, 2017

For her big game in the Miners' 84-74 win against Marshall, UTEP women's basketball forward Zuzanna Puc was named Conference USA Freshman of the Week as annouced on Monday, Jan. 30. She averaged nine points and seven rebounds in the Miners' 1-1 weekend...

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Miners fend off Thundering Herd 84-74

Miners fend off Thundering Herd 84-74

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter January 28, 2017

The UTEP women’s basketball team used a 30-10 second quarter run to put the Marshall Thundering Herd away early, 84-74 at the Don Haskins Center, on Jan. 28. Marshall has been suspect on the road all season and showed no differently in El Paso...

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Western Kentucky rolls over UTEP women 71-54

Western Kentucky rolls over UTEP women 71-54

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor January 26, 2017

  Western Kenucky shot 46 percent from the floor and hit 7-of-20 3-pointers to fend off the Miners 71-54, despite Sparkle Taylor's 23 points and seven rebounds.   It was a night that head coach Keitha Adams wished would...

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Streaky shooting dooms Miners against rival Aggies

Streaky shooting dooms Miners against rival Aggies

Jason Green, Sports Editor December 15, 2016

Much like the El Paso weather can swing from hot to cold at a moment’s notice, the UTEP women’s basketball team saw their shooting percentage swing all over the chart on Thursday, Dec 15, in the Don Haskins Center. The inconsistency would eventually...

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Womens basketball improves in victory over Houston Baptist

Women’s basketball improves in victory over Houston Baptist

Mike Flores, Reporter November 30, 2016

UTEP women’s basketball came into their matchup against Houston Baptist with a three-game losing streak, and with a 1-5 record. This, in fact, was the program's first record below .500 within the first six games since the 2004-05 season. However,...

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Womens basketball struggles in second game against Texas Southern

Women’s basketball struggles in second game against Texas Southern

Shericka Lawrence, Reporter November 13, 2016

The UTEP women’s basketball team fell short for the second time this season losing to Texas Southern 89-68 on Sunday, Nov.13, at the Don Haskins Center. Despite senior Sparkle Taylor leading the team with 12 points and 13 rebounds, the Miners could...

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Nash and Taylor recognized on C-USA Preseason Team

Nash and Taylor recognized on C-USA Preseason Team

Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor October 5, 2016

In anticipation for their 2016-17 season, UTEP women's basketball guard duo Jenzel Nash and Sparkle Taylor were named to the Conference USA Preseason Team. Nash led the Miners last season in points per game (13.8) and was second in assists per game...

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