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UTEP falls to Blue Raiders in home season finale

UTEP falls to Blue Raiders in home season finale

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor March 6, 2019

https://youtu.be/KD5g3WHJ03c “Senior Night” at the Don Haskins Center did not go as plan as the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders blew out the UTEP Miners 69-53, Wednesday, March 6. UTEP found themselves down by 28 points in the second half. “This...

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Paul Thomas leads young Miners

Paul Thomas leads young Miners

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor March 5, 2019

As the only senior member of the UTEP men’s basketball team, forward Paul Thomas hasn’t had the senior year he’d hoped. “I think it’s been good, you know as far as my development as a player,” Thomas said. “Wins and losses may tell a different...

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Sophomore guard Evan Gilyard scored 16 points.

Miners lose to Rice in double overtime

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor February 24, 2019

After having a 17 point lead at the end of the first half UTEP lost in double overtime against the Rice Owls in the opening game of Conference USA “Group Play,” 85-81, Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. UTEP is now 8-18, 3-12 in C-USA while...

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UTEP men’s basketball look for first road win before group play begins

UTEP men’s basketball look for first road win before group play begins

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor February 12, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team heads on the road for a two-game trip as they search for their first road win of the season. After splitting their final two-game homestand before Conference-USA group play, UTEP (8-15, 3-9 C-USA) heads on the road to...

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Freshman Nigel Hawkins dunks the ball on the fast break

Miners snap their three-game losing streak with win over FIU

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor February 10, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak defeating the FIU Golden Panthers, 85-75, Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. Previously before facing FIU (14-11, 5-7), UTEP (8-15, 3-9 C-USA) had lost seven of its last eight...

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UTEP edges out Charlotte to snap its three game losing streak

UTEP edges out Charlotte to snap its three game losing streak

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor January 26, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team snapped its three-game losing streak edging out the Charlotte 49ers, 53-51, Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. UTEP improved to 7-12 on the season and earned its second win in Conference USA. Meanwhile, Charlotte...

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The Miners beat the Northwestern State Demons on Saturday night, Dec. 1 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP rolls past Northwestern State for 30 point victory

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor December 1, 2018

The UTEP Miners defeated Northwestern State Demons, 77-47, Saturday night, at the Don Haskins Center. The Miners earned their first victory of the season against a Division-I opponent and improved to 3-4 on the season while NSU fell to 2-6. “Our...

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Head Coach Rodney Terry displayed his frustration as the Miners lost to NMSU in the Battle of I-10.

UTEP men’s basketball faces second consectuive road test against Arizona

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor November 13, 2018

The UTEP men’s basketball team continues their season with a strong road test as the Miners travels to Tucson AZ, to play Pac-12 powerhouse the Arizona Wildcats. The Miners (1-1) after suffering their first defeat of the season to New Mexico State...

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Sophomore guard Kobe Magee works on drills with senior Paul Thomas during the basketball pre season showcase at the Don Haskins Center on Wednesday, Oct. 10.

UTEP prepares for first road test of the season in NMSU

November 8, 2018

 The UTEP men’s basketball team will face its first road test of the season when head coach Rodney Terry’s team travels to Las Cruces, NM to take on the New Mexico State Aggies in the Battle of I-10, Friday, Nov. 9.  “It's it's an opportunity...

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UTEP Miners mens basketball Coach Rodney Terry on his first game of the season against UTPB on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Miners win home opener against UTPB

Daniel Mendez, Sports Editor November 7, 2018

The Rodney Terry era at UTEP got off to a great start thanks to a commanding second-half performance that led to a UTEP men’s basketball victory over UT Permian Basin, 90-63, Tuesday night at the Don Haskins Center. “I was pleased with our...

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Invest now, benefit later: UTEP mens basketball continues to strike gold

Invest now, benefit later: UTEP men’s basketball continues to strike gold

Adrian Broaddus, Web Editor October 2, 2018

As Miner fans have been preoccupied with the winless football team, basketball season is getting closer and closer. For the athletic program, it’s a chance to wipe the slate clean from an abysmal new era of football. They get to debut a new style...

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Omega Harris defended tightly by the Bison defense.

Bison outlasts Miners 63-51 to snatch Sun Bowl Invitational title

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief December 22, 2017

In a back-and-forth battle throughout the game, the Miners went on a dry spell late, shooting just 1-of-12 from the floor as the North Dakota State Bison closed the game on an 19-2 run to win the championship of the 2017 WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun...

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