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The UTEP womens basketball team defeated Florida Atlantic University 97-65 in the first round of the C-USA tournament in Frisco, Texas.

UTEP women’s basketball dominates in first round of Conference-USA tournament

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter March 11, 2020

The opening round against Florida Atlantic University turned out to be a bit of déjà vu for the UTEP women’s basketball team(16-14) as it dominated the Owls (13-17) for the second time this season. The Miners put up over 90 points versus FAU and...

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UTEP senior guard Katarina Zec shoots a basket versus Middle Tennessee Feb.22 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP women’s basketball falls to sharp-shooting Middle Tennessee

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 22, 2020

The Don Haskins Center began to be filled with electricity as UTEP senior guard Katarina Zec made a basket in the paint to cut the Miners deficit to four (81-77) with 4:38 remaining in the game.   Unfortunately for the Miners (14-12, 7-8) that would...

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Miners look to conclude road trip with a win, snap losing streak

Miners look to conclude road trip with a win, snap losing streak

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 17, 2020

 The UTEP women’s basketball team (13-11, 6-7) is currently on a three-game losing streak but looks to snap that as it takes on The University of Texas at San Antonio (6-18, 2-11). The Miners defeated the Roadrunners in convincing fashion earlier...

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UTEP freshman guard  drives with heavy pressure from Old Dominion guard Taylor Edwards Saturday, Feb. 8.

UTEP falls 77-69 in a hard fought matchup versus Old Dominion

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 8, 2020

 In what looked to be a stellar matchup coming into the Don Haskins Center Saturday afternoon certainly lived up to the hype but the Miners (13-9, 6-4) came up just short of breaking Old Dominion’s (ODU) (20-3, 10-1) now eight-game winning...

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UTEP senior guard Katarina Zec scored her 1,000 point as a Miner Thursday night against Charlotte.

UTEP holds off Charlotte in 82-76 overtime victory

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 7, 2020

The UTEP women’s basketball team held off a strong second half push by the Charlotte 49ers to earn an 82 – 76 overtime victory. It was big night for two of the Miners senior leaders as Ariona Gill put up a career high 23 points and tied...

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Avery Crouse, freshman playing against Riverside at the Don Haskins Center on Nov. 9, 2019.

Women’s basketball looks to recover after tough road trip

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter February 3, 2020

Facing two of the top five teams in Conference-USA (C-USA) was a tough task for the UTEP women’s basketball team this past weekend.    The Miners failed to muster a comeback win against Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) and a rough shooting...

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UTEP senior forward Jade Rochelle makes a move to basket versus North Texas at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP battles back to defeat North Texas 67-63 and now heads on two-game road trip

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 26, 2020

In a game in which the UTEP Miners (12-6, 5-2) were trailing for a large amount of time it battled back to defeat the North Texas Mean Green (9-11, 3-5) 67-63 and improve to 5-2 in Conference-USA. The only lead the Miners had up until 11 seconds...

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UTEP senior forward Jade Rochelle boxes out Rice junior center Nancy Mulkey Jan. 24 at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP falls to first-place Rice 69-61 in a tough conference matchup

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 24, 2020

In a game that was intense and featured two standout Conference-USA teams the UTEP Miners(11-6, 4-2) fell just short of snapping the Rice Owls (12-6, 7-0) now 26-game conference win streak falling 69 – 61 in front of 1,203 fans at the Don Haskins...

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UTEP freshman guard Katia Gallegos leads Conference-USA in assists per game with five.

Miners take on first-place Rice in pivotal conference matchup

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 21, 2020

 In what looks to the be one of the most highly anticipated games in recent memory for the UTEP women’s basketball team (11-5, 4-1) it faces a tough test in the first-place Rice Owls (11-6, 6-0).   Coming off a 94-54 rout of the University of Texas...

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UTEP womens basketball head coach Kevin Baker gives a thumbs up to his team in its 94-54 win over UTSA at the Don Haskins Center.

UTEP dominates UTSA 94- 54 and improves to 4-1 in Conference-USA

Isaiah Ramirez, Staff Reporter January 18, 2020

It has been a season of significant improvement for the UTEP women’s basketball team (11-5, 4-1) and its 94-54 win over UTSA (6-10, 2-3) Saturday afternoon at the Don Haskins Center is one piece of evidence.   UTEP has already surpassed its...

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Stifling defense leads Women’s basketball to season opener win

Stifling defense leads Women’s basketball to season opener win

Isaiah Ramirez, Reporter November 10, 2019

The UTEP women’s basketball team (1-0) provided tough defensive pressure all night forcing UC Riverside (1-2) to 28 turnovers en route to a 63-50 win in the Miner’s season opener.   Behind an aggressive full court press the Miners held the...

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Alexa Hoy will enter the transfer portal and depart from the UTEP womens basketball program.

UTEP women’s basketball guard Alexa Hoy departs from program

Isaiah Ramirez, Web Editor July 29, 2019

Sophomore guard Alexa Hoy has left the UTEP women’s basketball team and will enter the transfer portal, according to KTSM El Paso. Hoy is the second player to depart from the program since the end of the 2018-2019 season, after former Miner Zuzanna...

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