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Miners see their season crumble to an end in first-round loss to UTSA

Miners see their season crumble to an end in first-round loss to UTSA

Adrian Broaddus, Copy Editor March 7, 2018

Forty-five seconds was the longest time the UTSA Roadrunners allowed the Miners to lead the game, as they pulled away with a dominant 71-58 victory in the first round of the C-USA Tournament, thus ending UTEP's season. With the win, UTSA (19-13) swept...

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Evan Gilyard celebrates at the buzzer following a 74-72 win against La. Tech.

Tip-in lifts UTEP over La. Tech for key win

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter February 22, 2018

Matt Willms only had two points in the second half, but it turned out to be the biggest shot in the game. After Even Gilyard drove to the bucket and missed the go-ahead shot, it seemed as if UTEP was going to need to get a stop on the defensive end...

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Matt Willms finished the game with a team-high 12 points in a 63-59 loss to visiting UTSA.

UTSA hands UTEP sixth straight loss

Adrian Broaddus, Copy Editor February 10, 2018

Four Roadrunners shot in double-figures and held the Miners to shooting just 36 percent from the floor (18-50), resulting in a 63-59 win for UTSA at the Don Haskins Center on Saturday night. Guard Deon Lyle, Byron Frohnen, Giovnni De Nicolao and Jhivvan...

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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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Omega Harris led all Miners with 16 points in the loss to WKU.

Poor second half dooms Miners in 72-60 loss to Western Kentucky

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter February 1, 2018

UTEP’s offense went cold when it counted most. In the final five minutes of the game, the Miners did not make a single basket against the stingy Western Kentucky defense, dropping their fourth game in a row with a 72-60 loss to Western Kentucky on Thursday...

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El Paso athletics: where will they stand when 2018 is over?

El Paso athletics: where will they stand when 2018 is over?

Adrian Broaddus, Copy Editor January 15, 2018

A new year means a new opportunity for growth. For UTEP athletics, growth is necessary after a roller coaster of a year in 2017. Meanwhile the Chihuahuas have seen their programs soar to the top. Here are the top questions to ask for El Paso’s sports: UTEP...

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Trey Wade finished the night with a career high 16 points.

Strong second half lifts UTEP past Rice 80-62

Daniel Mendez, Staff Reporter December 30, 2017

The UTEP men’s basketball team closed out 2017 on a high-note, outscoring a struggling Rice Owls team by 20 (51-31) in the second half to secure a 80-62 win on Saturday night at the Don Haskins Center. With the victory, the Miners (6-8, 1-1 C-USA)...

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Keith Frazier covers his mouth after Paul Thomas missed a game winning shot.

Miners fall in conference opener to North Texas

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief December 28, 2017

The Miners' seven-game win streak against North Texas came to a grueling end on Thursday evening, as they fell 63-62 in the final seconds to the Mean Green to start Conference-USA play. With the win, North Texas clinched its first ever win in the Don...

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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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Tirus Smith utilizes his footwork to get away from a Howard defender for two points.

Smith leads Miners to victory in first round of Sun Bowl Invitational

Jason Green, Contributor December 22, 2017

The depleted Miners continued to roll on Thursday night in front of 6,013 Don Haskins Center fans, taking out the visiting Howard University Bison in the first round of the Weststar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational by a final score of 69-56. Since...

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Interim head coach Phil Johnson exits the court as he is thrown out of the game.

Men’s basketball takes down Incarnate Word 72-66

Jason Green, Contributor December 19, 2017

[aesop_gallery id="29447" revealfx="off" overlay_revealfx="off"] The first half of Tuesday night’s match up between the UTEP Miners and the visiting Incarnate Word Cardinals was slow-paced, low scoring and heavy on the foul calls. The second half...

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Miners defeat Washington State 76-69 for second straight win

Miners defeat Washington State 76-69 for second straight win

Mike Flores, Staff Reporter December 9, 2017

The UTEP men's basketball team made the necessary changes on defense, won the rebounding battle in the second half and pulled away from Washington State to win their first back-to-back games of the season, beating the Cougars, 76-69. The Miners...

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