Miners Play for CUSA Conference Championship
POSTED: Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 5:58am
UPDATED: Saturday, March 12, 2011 - 8:53am
EL PASO - It's breakfast at the Haskins Center.
The UTEP Miners play Memphis at 9:30 a.m. for the CUSA Conference basketball championship.
After all the anticipation and hype that surrounded the first conference tournament in El Paso in more than 20 years, the UTEP basketball team had a lot of pressure to advance to today's final.
The Miners have the chance to win the league because against Tulsa, Randy Culpepper was the best player on the court.
He had a game high 26 points to rally the Miners in the second half yesterday.
UTEP won by a dozen 66-54.
This morning's winner goes to the NCAA tournament.
The game will be broadcast live on CBS at 9:30 a.m.