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6-10, 12th in C-USA

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UTEP announces Rodney Terry as its next head coach.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

UTEP announces that assistant coach Phil Johnson will be the interim head coach following Tim Floyd's retirement.

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UTEP's Floyd retires after Miners fall to 1-5

Tim Floyd, who has coached at UTEP since 2010, retired after Monday night's loss to Lamar, the school announced. The Miners fell to 1-5 on the season.

South Carolina's Silva rises up for monster block (0:20)
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Puerto Rico Tip-Off moves to S.C. after Maria

Coastal Carolina University will play host to the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in November, after the college basketball tournament was forced to relocate due to damage from Hurricane Maria.

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Ex-student in UTEP betting ring gets probation

Michael Karpus, a former UTEP student who authorities say received wagers from basketball players at the school, was sentenced to three years of probation for his role in a gambling operation.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

UTEP transfer Adrian Moore has heard from Ole Miss, SMU, Arkansas, Arkansas-Little Rock, Central Arkansas, Baylor and Missouri, his dad told ESPN. Moore, a 6-4 freshman wing from Little Rock, will apply for hardship waiver due to mom's illness.

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Ex-Kentucky, Texas A&M coach Gillispie retiring

Billy Gillispie said he is retiring, citing health concerns as he steps aside as coach at a Texas junior college. Gillispie served as head coach at UTEP, Texas A&M, Kentucky and Texas Tech.

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Ex-student pleads guilty in UTEP betting scandal

Michael Karpus, a former student who authorities say received wagers from UTEP basketball players, pleaded guilty to a role in a gambling operation at the school.

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

CBB Charleston Classic (Nov. 17, 18, 20) bracket according to coaches: Villanova-Western Michigan and UTEP-Wake Forest on one side and Boise State-College of Charleston and Mississippi State-Central Florida in the other. All major brackets now done but Maui Invitational on July 19.

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1020dJohn Gasaway

Ranking all 78 NCAA tournament champions

Villanova captured its second national title when Kris Jenkins hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to beat North Carolina. Where do the 2016 Wildcats rank on the list of other NCAA tournament champs?

Oklahoma's Khadeem Lattin honors grandfather's legacy on court (1:03)
Lattin, Texas Western paved way for minority athletes (2:45)
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Obama, others celebrate '66 Texas Western team

President Barack Obama, Pat Riley and Mike Krzyzewski were among those who honored the 1966 Texas Western team that beat all-white Kentucky for the national title.

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UTEP to honor 1966 title team

Don Haskins shook up the sports world 50 years ago by fielding an all-black starting lineup to win the national title over Kentucky when the school was called Texas Western. UTEP is honoring the team at today's game against Western Kentucky.

Brennan: Tim Floyd reloading at UTEP

C-USA's best newcomers can be found in El Paso this season. UTEP adds JUCO guard Lee Moore, four-star forward Paul Thomas and Oregon transfer Dominic Artis. Sizing up C-USA

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1276dEamonn Brennan

Early look: Sizing up Conference USA

Conference USA was a one-bid league in last season's NCAA tournament. Old Dominion, UAB and UTEP are hoping to change that.


Final: Murray State 81, UTEP 66

The Racers ripped the Miners and will advance to take on Tulsa in the second round of the NIT tournament. Jarvis Williams, who put the exclamation on the win with this slam, scored a game-high 25 and T.J. Sapp chipped in 21 to lead Murray State.


Murray St. hits UTEP with its best shot

Racers guard T.J. Sapp knocks down his third 3-pointer of the game, and his team is rolling over the Miners midway through the second half on ESPN2. Sapp and Jarvis Williams have a game-high 19 points apiece.


It's raining threes for the Miners

Both UTEP and Murray State struggled from the floor for most of the first half, but a late surge by the Racers has Murray State out in front by 5 at the half. The Miners are 4-for-6 on 3-pointers to keep things close in this NIT matchup live on ESPN2.

UTEP advances in strong win

UTEP had five players score in double digits in the Miners' 83-71 win over Florida International to advance to the Conference USA quarterfinals.

Team Stats

Points Per Game66.3
Rebounds Per Game35.6
Assists Per Game11.7
Points Allowed68.9Tied-113th

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Tournament History

Final Fours1
Tournament Record14-16
Championship Seasons1966
Tournament Appearances17