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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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Junior forward Bryson Williams drives to basket against two Middle Tennessee State defenders Jan. 30.

UTEP men’s basketball survive Blue Raiders

Daniel Lopez, Contributer February 1, 2020

The UTEP Miners were able to hold off and secure a home win defeating the Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU)  Blue Raiders 67-66 Thursday at the Don Haskins Center. MTSU came out swinging early in this contest, scoring inside the paint and were...

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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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UTEP junior forward Bryson Williams goes for a slam dunk towards the closing seconds against NMSU in the Miners 65-50 win.

Solid all-around performance by Miners dethrones New Mexico State University

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter November 13, 2019

A new era of UTEP men’s basketball is here and if the Miners performance against New Mexico State tells anything it's that this group is not to be taken lightly.  Behind a tough defense, constant makes around the rim, and a roster that is filled...

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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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Former Miner Evan Gilyard drives to the basket vs. Florida International.

Men’s basketball takes on Texas Tech in exhibition game

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter October 7, 2019

The UTEP men’s basketball team will hit the court this weekend as it takes on the 2019 national championship runner-up Texas Tech for an exhibition game. The proceeds from the matchup with the Red Raiders will be donated to the GECU foundation in support...

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