The UTEP men’s basketball team will make its first postseason tournament appearance in three years when it hosts old WAC rival Fresno State to tip-off the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 p.m.
Alanna Leasau belted a two-run double to center field, giving the UTEP softball team its first lead, 9-7, and eventual victory. The Miners rallied to score six runs in the seventh inning after being down 7-3.
Senior Kayla Thornton registered 21 points to become UTEP’s all-time leading scorer but the moment was spoiled in an 84-70 setback to second-seed Southern Miss in the 2014 Conference USA Women’s Basketball semifinals at the Don Hask
Julian Washburn scored 20 points to lead four UTEP players in double figures as the Miners finished off East Carolina, 77-68, to christen the Conference USA Championship on Wednesday in the Don Haskins Center.
The Conference USA Tournament is now in full-swing, with UTEP playing tonight at 6:00 p.m. and may teams and fans from out of town packing El Paso area hotel rooms, the city is gearing up for the Conference USA "Fan Fest."