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UTEP forwards Tydus Verhoeven and Bryson Williams fight for the rebound versus Marshall Sat, Feb.15 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP Miners stampeded by Thundering Herd 71-61 for fifth straight loss

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor February 16, 2020

The UTEP Miners continued its winless February as they were outhustled and outscored by the visiting Marshall Thundering Herd in a 71-61 loss at the Don Haskins Center.  Losing its fifth straight game, the Miners fell to 13th place in Conference-USA...

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UTEP graduate transfer guard Daryl Edwards goes for a reverse layup versus Western Kentucky Feb. 13 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP men’s basketball loses fourth straight after 67-63 defeat against Western Kentucky

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 14, 2020

If Miner fans were told that with six regular season games remaining in the season UTEP is going to be at the bottom of the Conference-USA standings that would seem as an outrageous prediction, considering the high expectations this team was...

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Junior forward Bryson Williams shoots over UAB defenders in loss Feb. 1.

UTEP men’s basketball drop third straight to ODU

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor February 10, 2020

UTEP (13-12, 4-8) lost its third consecutive game to the Old Dominion Monarchs (10-15, 6-6) 72-53 with an uninspiring performance. Falling to a disappointing 11th place in Conference USA (C-USA).   With two games left before bonus play, the Miners...

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Sophomore forward Efe Odigie takes shot up with two Blazer defenders  trying to alter his shot versus UAB Feb.1.

Alabama Birmingham blazes by the Miners

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor February 2, 2020

The UTEP Miners (13-10, 4-6) lost its second home game of the season to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Blazers (14-9, 5-5) after being outscored by 14 points in the second half. At halftime, the score was tied at 27 points apiece, but a...

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Sophomore guard Nigel Hawkins evades around the defender while playing against NMSU at the Don Haskins Center on Dec.3

UTEP men’s basketball fall to Mean Green

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor January 27, 2020

The UTEP Miners men’s basketball team fell behind early to the University of North Texas Mean Green Saturday and never recovered. Trailing by 11 at halftime, the Miners went on to lose to North Texas 67-57.   Coming off its first road win of the...

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UTEP takes on LA Tech at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Don Haskins Center.

Men’s Basketball defeats Southern Miss 76-64 in first conference win of season

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 10, 2020

  Behind sophomore guard Souley Boum’s 26 points and redshirt junior forward Bryson Williams’s 20 points, and an exceptional night at the free throw line UTEP (10-6, 1-2) defeated Southern Miss (4-12, 0-3) 76-64 to earn their first conference...

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Sophomore guard Jordan Lathon will make his return to the team against Southern Miss.

Men’s basketball looks for their first conference win of the season

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 8, 2020

In what has been a roller coaster past couple of weeks for the UTEP men’s basketball team (9-6, 0-2), a conference win can be a great step in the right direction.   Two players entered and withdrew their names from the transfer portal, head coach...

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UTEP junior forward Bryson Williams drives to the basketball against UNM at the Don Haskins Center Nov. 20, 2019.

Miners’ tough defense tames Lobos as UTEP stays unbeaten at 4-0

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor November 21, 2019

With three starting players in foul trouble, the UTEP men’s basketball team held on to beat the previously unbeaten New Mexico Lobos 66-63, Tuesday to improve to 4-0 on the season.  Sophomore point guard Jordan Lathon’s jumper at the 27-second...

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Junior forward Bryson Williams powers through a defender late in the second half to score another two points against New Mexico Highlands University at the Don Haskins Center.

Miners start basketball season with balanced win

Michael Cuviello, Sports Editor November 6, 2019

The UTEP men's basketball team began the highly anticipated basketball season with a comfortable win over the New Mexico Highlands Cowboys 93-70 in front of more than 3,000 fans at the Don Haskins Center Tuesday night.  The Miners only trailing moment...

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The UTEP mens basketball defeated Texas Tech 70-60 in a exhibition game Saturday Oct. 5 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP men’s basketball upsets Texas Tech in exhibition charity game

Isaiah Ramirez, Reporter October 12, 2019

Lots of expectations were set for the 2019-2020 UTEP men’s basketball team and Miner fans got an up-close look at these talented Miners, as UTEP defeated the 2019 national runner-up 70-60 in an exhibition game at the Don Haskins Center. The game’s...

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Sophomore guards Evan Gilyard (#3) and Kobe Magee (#15) announced through social media that they will be transferring from the UTEP men’s basketball program.

The madness of UTEP basketball’s offseason

Daniel Mendez, Web Editor March 25, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball program may not be playing in postseason ball this March, but that hasn’t stopped them from creating madness. Since the Miners last game of the season, the program has seen two players transfer out, lost two assistant coaches...

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The good, the bad and the optimism : UTEP men’s basketball

The good, the bad and the optimism : UTEP men’s basketball

Michael Cuviello, Contributor March 11, 2019

Rodney Terry and the Miners finished the season with their closest road loss of the year at Middle Tennessee State losing by a single point, capping off the season winless on the road 0-13. Their conference record of 3-15 is the worst in  UTEP’s history...

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