UTEP To Open Up Road Swing At Tulane Sunday

UTEP To Open Up Road Swing At Tulane Sunday
Saturday, January 14, 2012 - 5:54pm

UTEP will open up a stretch of three of four away from home when it takes on perennial power Tulane inside Fogelman Arena at 1 p.m. MST on Sunday. It will be a big challenge for the Miners (14-2, 3-0), with the Green Wave (12-4, 1-2 C-USA) standing a flawless 8-0 at home. The contest will be broadcast on 1150 AM in El Paso, and fans can also get live updates through Twitter (@UTEPWBB). UTEP defeated Tulsa, 67-56, on Jan. 12 while Tulane (12-4, 1-2 C-USA) were bounced at Rice, 67-49, last time out.

Vying For 4-0 Start To League Play
UTEP will be looking to post just the second 4-0 start to league play in program history. The 2007-08 squad got out of the gates fast and never looked back on the way to becoming the first women’s team in Conference USA

Pretty Select Company
UTEP is one of 14 teams nationally to be both undefeated in league play & have two or fewer total losses.

We Meet Again
Tulane leads the series against UTEP, 8-5, with each team successfully defending its homecourt last year. The first match-up between the programs came during the 1979-80 season. The two teams did not meet against until 2005-06, when the Miners joined Conference USA.

Following The Miners In 2011-12
Video and audio for every home game for the Miners on the year will be available through Miner TV on UTEPAthletics.com (subscription-based). All of the road contests on the season for UTEP will be broadcast on Talk Radio 1150 AM.

Staying Up Through Social Media
To keep up with the very latest on the program, LIKE the team’s page on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/UTEPWomensBasketball) and follow the official team Twitter Feed (www.twitter.com/UTEPWBB). Additionally, connect with head coach Keitha Adams by following her on Twitter, @UTEPKeithaAdams.

Get Your Tickets Now
Six home games remaining on the docket for the 2011-12 season, and individual tickets ($5 adults, $3 kids) are on sale for all of them. They may be purchased by calling (915) 747-5234.

Up Next
UTEP will play its second straight road game when it takes on East Carolina at 5 p.m. MST on Wednesday.

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