Five different Miners reached double figures in scoring & UTEP forced 22 turnovers only to have visiting Charlotte ride the hot hand of Hillary Sigmon (32 points) to pull off a 92-86 victory at the Don Haskins Center Saturday evening.
The UTEP track and field team will open the 2014 indoor season at the Lobo Collegiate Open on Saturday.
The men’s team is led by letterwinners Anthony Rotich, Mark Jackson, Daniel Tarango and freshman Cosmas Boit.
UTEP gained some confidence by toppling Marshall, 66-56, for its first Conference USA win of the season on Saturday. Now the Miners will take that positive aura on the road as they face two of the league’s upper echelon teams.
Senior Kayla Thornton posted a monstrous double-double (22 points & school-record-tying 20 rebounds) while sophomore Jenzel Nash poured in a season-best 24 points, and UTEP toppled Tulsa, 97-66, in its Conference USA home opener Saturday af