The UTEP football team is headed to the ninth annual Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The Miners (7-5, 5-3 C-USA) will face Utah State (9-4, 6-2 MWC) on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 12:20 p.m. at University Stadium in Albuquerque.
New Mexico State guard Sasha Weber has been named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week by the conference and by College Sports Madness, both entities announced on Monday.
There were two numbers the New Mexico State women’s basketball team had etched in its mind before its meeting with I-25 rival New Mexico, seven and 12, the number of years and games respectively since the Aggies last defeated the Lobos.
UTEP (4-3) faces an unbeaten team for the fourth time in five games when it hosts Incarnate Word (5-0) on Monday at 7 p.m. in the Don Haskins Center.
It marks the first meeting between the Miners and the Cardinals.
Duke and Arizona State have accepted invitations to meet on Saturday, Dec. 27, for the 81st edition of the Hyundai Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas, announced Sun Bowl Association Football Committee Chairman John Folmer.
Senior Remi Barry scored a game-high 15 points and was a perfect 4-of-4 from the charity stripe as New Mexico State topped UTEP 71-64 in the latest version of the Battle of I-10 Saturday evening at a raucous Pan American Center.
UTEP junior Irene Gari scored a career-high 25 points while Cameasha Turner (18 points) and Lulu McKinney (career-high 13 points) also reached double figures but visiting Houston Baptist spoiled the occasion with an 87-77 conquest at the Don Ha