UTEP (11-5, 3-1 C-USA) seeks its 12th win in its last 13 C-USA road games when it plays at UTSA (8-7, 2-2 C-USA) on Saturday afternoon. The Miners have been off since their 74-40 win over Southern Miss Saturday night.
Junior Cameasha Turner posted her second double-double (20 points, 10 rebounds) of the season and an inspired UTEP women’s basketball team knocked off Southern Miss, 71-59, inside Reed Green Coliseum Saturday afternoon.
UTEP (7-5, 2-1 C-USA) will look to pick up a split for the week’s road trip when it plays at Southern Miss (9-4, 2-0 C-USA) at 3 p.m. MST Saturday. The Miners were upended at Louisiana Tech, 90-72, to start the week on Jan. 8.
UTEP (7-4, 2-0 C-USA) will play at Louisiana Tech (5-7, 0-1 C-USA) in its first of nine Conference USA road games this year at 5:30 p.m. MST Thursday. The Miners then wrap up the week at Southern Miss (8-4, 1-0 C-USA) at 3 p.m. MST Saturday.
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.
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.