Miners ready for "physical" Southern Miss

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Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 7:09pm

After two consecutive wins, the Miners are relatively injury free. Which is good because they will need all hands on deck when they face a hard-hitting Southern Miss squad who is atop the C-USA Eastern Division.

"It's going to be a slugfest. Because that's the way our two teams are becoming. Very physical. Now, whether it's a shootout and lots of points, it could be that," said UTEP head coach Mike Price.

The Eagles come into the game ranked #25 in the USA Today/Coaches poll and only have one loss on the year. The Miners meanwhile will be playing for their first 3 game win streak since 2005.

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