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Tigers Undo Miners for Conference USA Title

(UTEP & Memphis post-game interview video below)
By Duke Keith: dkeith@klaq.com, twitter.com/dukekeith
Now you see it, now you don't.
An opportunity for the UTEP Miners to not sweat Selection Sunday escaped them like a 12-point second half lead. Like a missed free throw. Like a long rebound.
UTEP le…
Miners Work Way Into Finals
UTEP head coach Tim Floyd was fired up about the lack of respect for Conference USA after the Miners 66-54 C-USA Tournament semifinal win over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, saying he thought it was "ridiculous that we have to win a 26th game" to get into the NCAA tournament for a sec…
Tim Floyd Goes Ape at ECU
UTEP head coach Tim Floyd says he's not sure what set things off for the ref to call the first technical foul on him -- he says he set his toe outside the coaching box -- but, boy, it was ON after that first "T"! The Miners lost their second straight for the first time this se…
Amazing Half-Court Shot Beats UTEP
This was sad for the UTEP women's basketball team, which had climbed back from a 15-point deficit to tie the game. But that set the stage for Central Florida's Gevenia Carter who did this...
Tim Floyd Happy with Miners’ Second (Half) Effort
UTEP head coach Tim Floyd talked about the Miners tough win over a hard-charging Tulane Green Wave team, 69-65, in the Don Haskins Center. UTEP's ramped-up defensive effort in the second half helped it overcome a miserable night from Randy Culpepper as Tulane slowed the Conference USA Player of…
Miners Axe Owls, 66-43
By Duke Keith, dkeith@klaq.com
The picture continues to clear for the UTEP Miners.
After suffering their first set-back in Conference USA play in that 100-97 triple-overtime thriller at UAB, the Miners have spelled it out for the rest of the conference. Regular season and post-season, the road to…
UTEP Plays Stone Solid “D” in Win
By Duke Keith, dkeith@klaq.com
Per the headline -- not to mention the stat line -- it's a little deceptive to lead a story about UTEP's 69-59 defensive win over Tulsa with this video. But what the heck, it's too good to hold back...
Stone Anchors UTEP in Tough Win (with video)
Sam Houston State helped UTEP answer a few questions about its heart and identity Sunday afternoon in a 74-65 win for the home team.
The Bearkats also forced the Miners to ask a few questions of themselves. Fortunately, they had Julyan Stone to help them answer.

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