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.
– For the first time ever, the UTEP basketball team will host a team ranked in the top-three nationally when Arizona (#3 Associated Press & USA Today Coaches Poll) makes its first visit to El Paso in 20 years on Friday.
It's only a four hour drive to Albuquerque from El Paso but that's a journey it took the UTEP football team five years to complete. The Miners had their last practice at Glory Field on Wednesday and then made the bus ride to the D