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Women’s basketball hits the road for Texas swing

Women’s basketball hits the road for Texas swing

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor January 23, 2018

The UTEP women’s basketball team will be back on the road for the first time since Jan. 7, as they face Rice on Jan. 26 and North Texas on Jan. 28. The Owls (14-3, 4-1 C-USA) are undefeated at home this season (6-0) and have outscored their last...

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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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Womens volleyball upsets Rice 3-2 in C-USA opener

Women’s volleyball upsets Rice 3-2 in C-USA opener

Daniel Mendez, Staff Reporter September 22, 2017

Miners volleyball opened up Conference USA play with a 3-2 upset win over a 10-win Rice squad Friday night at Memorial Gym. The Miners (4-10, 1-0 C-USA) prevailed in the five-set thriller against the Owls (10-5, 0-1 C-USA); 28-26, 16-25, 25-22,...

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Texas 12: The Horned Frogs stay hot and at the top

Texas 12: The Horned Frogs stay hot and at the top

Jason Green, Contributor September 14, 2017

A lot of teams across Texas faced off in week two and helped to split up the standings a little. After a postponement in week one, UTSA and Houston saw their first game action in week two also. The top-3 has not changed since week one, but beneath that,...

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Miners lose physical battle to Rice in home opener

Miners lose physical battle to Rice in home opener

Adrian Broaddus, Editor-In-Chief September 9, 2017

Sean Kugler did not have the outing he wanted for the UTEP home opener. Rice accumulated 306 yards on the ground and held the Miners to just 26 yards rushing, as they conquered UTEP 31-14 on Saturday night at the Sun Bowl. “We got beat on...

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Miners to debut new white helmet against Rice.

UTEP football reveals new white helmet

Jeremy Carranco, Sports Editor September 8, 2017

The UTEP football team will add a brand-new helmet to the team collection this season. Athletics excited Miner fans on social media Friday morning when they tweeted out a picture of the new white lid. The helmet features a navy-blue facemask and a...

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Winners and losers of the first round of the C-USA men’s basketball tournament

Winners and losers of the first round of the C-USA men’s basketball tournament

Jeremy Carranco, Contributor March 8, 2017

From a low-scoring to a high-scoring affair, including a game decided in the final eight seconds, an exciting first round of the Conference-USA tournament is now in the books. Find out how each team fared and who will be squaring off against each other...

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The Texas 12: Preseason Power Rankings

The Texas 12: Preseason Power Rankings

Jason Green, Staff Reporter August 25, 2016

Editor's Note: Every week, The Prospectors' own Jason Green will rank all 12 Division I college football teams in the Lone Star State.  The Texas 12 power rankings are based on the results from the past week of games, along with the strength of wins...

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Miners pick up Pivotal Win over Rice 24-21

Adrian Broaddus, Staff Reporter November 6, 2015

They have been beaten down, torn to nothing and left to scraps for any chance to win a game. After a 16-plays, 73-yard drive, featuring a balanced attack from Mack Leftwich through the air and Jeremiah Laufasa on the ground, kicker Jay Mattox nailed...

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Sophomore middle blocker Dominique Millette attempts an attack on the Rice defense

Rice defeats UTEP 3-0

Javier Cortez, Sports Editor October 17, 2014

Back in front of their home crowd for the first time in nearly three weeks, the UTEP women’s volleyball team’s two game win streak was snapped, as the Rice Owls defeated the Miners 3-0 (25-22, 25-12, 25-18) at Memorial Gym. Rice jumped out to a...

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