UTEP coach to miss two road games this week

UTEP head women’s basketball coach Keitha Adams underwent emergency oral surgery on Jan. 6, and will not be on the sidelines for the Miners’ road contests at Louisiana Tech (5:30 p.m. MST, Thursday) and Southern Miss (3 p.m.

Miners prep for C-USA Preseason favorite Thursday

UTEP (10-4, 2-0 C-USA) will face preseason Conference USA favorite Louisiana Tech (10-4, 1-0 C-USA) on Thursday at the Don Haskins Center. It is the Miners’ league home opener. -

Gari’s First Career Double-Double Propels UTEP Past Rice, 54-51

Junior Irene Gari registered her first career double-double (15 points, 11 rebounds), and the UTEP women’s basketball team held on for a hard-fought 54-51 win against Rice at the Don Haskins Center Sunday afternoon.

UTEP Sweeps Texas Two-Step With 66-57 Win Over Rice

Vince Hunter recorded his ninth double-double of the season with 15 points and 10 rebounds, as UTEP survived a late rally by Rice to win 66-57 at Tudor Fieldhouse on Sunday afternoon.

UTEP Rallies Past North Texas For Third Straight Win

Sparkle Taylor (17 points) and Cameasha Turner (13 points) helped the UTEP women’s basketball team rally past North Texas, 60-58, in the Conference USA opener for both squads at the Don Haskins Center Friday evening.

Miners cruise in C-USA opening win at North Texas

Earvin Morris scored a season-high 22 points and added six steals as UTEP won its Conference USA opener for the eighth time in 10 years with an 85-71 triumph at North Texas on Friday night.

UTEP Women open C-USA play Friday at home

UTEP (5-4) will tip off its 18-game Conference USA slate by playing host to North Texas (1-10) at 7 p.m. MST Friday. It marks the first time since 2010-11 that the Miners are opening up league play at home.

Miners Leave For Denton

For the third time in four years, the UTEP basketball team will tip-off the Conference USA schedule away from home when it plays at North Texas on Friday at 6 p.m. MT. The game will be televised on the American Sports Network.

Miners beat Sul Ross State in exhibition

The UTEP Miners defeated Sul Ross State 84-72 Tuesday night at the Haskins Center, but it was a good thing this was an exhibition.  The Miners have a lot of kinks to work on before Conference USA play begins Friday at North Texas.

Hunter captues fourth C-USA honor

For the fourth time in seven weeks, UTEP sophomore forward Vince Hunter was appointed the Conference USA Player of the Week on Monday.

UTEP freshman repeats with C-USA award

For the second straight week UTEP guard Lulu McKinney has been named the Conference USA Women’s Basketball Freshman of the Week, the league office revealed Monday.

UTEP defeats Alcorn State 63-53

Cameasha Turner scored 13 points to lead a trio of players in double figures, and UTEP held off a feisty and upset-minded Alcorn State squad, 63-53, at the Don Haskins Center Sunday afternoon.

Miners Win Tourney Title

Vince Hunter posted 18 points and 16 rebounds to earn MVP honors at the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational as UTEP topped Kent State, 78-75, for the championship on

Miners guard named C-USA Freshman of the Week

UTEP point guard Lulu McKinney has been named the Conference USA Freshman of the Week, the league office revealed Monday. She is the first Miner to be so recognized since Irene Gari achieved the distinction on Dec. 10, 2012.