Back on the road for for six of their last nine, UTEP faces an East Carolina team who is steadily declining since the start of conference play.
The Pirates had lost six in a row before they were able to pull together a 74-67 win against UAB last Saturday.
Akeem Richmond leads the Pirates in scoring with an 18.2 scoring average, he also leads the C-USA in three-pointers made a game, and is second in the league in scoring.
As a collective group, East Carolina is 17th overall in the nation in 3-pointers attempted with 518, and also are 20th in makes with 187.
Mark that three games in a row UTEP faces a trigger happy team from deep. #Rebound
The Miners and Pirates match each other with guys playing tons of minutes.
ECU had six players record 25-minutes plus against UAB, Julian Washburn and C.J. Cooper are locks for 40 minutes every time out on the floor.
Paris Roberts-Campbell is averaging 13.5 points per game, and poured in 21 in the win against UAB.
UTEP leads the all time series 6-2, and this will be last regular season game as conference opponents.
Check out the game at 7 PM MT on Fox Sports1, and bring your takes, its GAMEDAY!
Current Record: 16-6, 5-1 C-USA
Julian Washburn, 12.7 ppg, 3.6 rpg
Vince Hunter, 12.4 ppg, 6.9 rpg
John Bohannon 10.9 ppg, 8.2 rpg.
|Points Per Game||70.4|
|Rebounds Per Game||37|
|Assists Per Game||13.7|
|Steals Per Game||5.3|
Current Record: 12-10, 1-6 C-USA
Akeem Richmond, Jr, G, 18.2 ppg, 101/261 3-point shooting
Paris Campbell, Jr, G, 13.5 ppg, 4.7 rpg
Caleb White, Fr, G, 12.6 ppg, 3.3 rpg
|Points Per Game||77.7|
|Rebounds Per Game||36.4|
|Assists Per Game||14.5|
|Steals Per Game||6.3|