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CBS Sports Bracketology Puts UTEP in NCAA Tournament

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CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm released his updated bracket today, and he currently has UTEP as the conference champs, with Memphis in as one of the last four teams in the tournament. UAB and Southern Miss are both in the first four out on Palm's list. *predicted conference champs are the team currently with the least amount of conference losses. Ties are broken by RPI.

Billy Gillispie Rumored For Wyoming Job

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CBSSports.com blog writer Matt Jones has posted an article on the possibility that Billy Clyde Gillispie may be back in coaching as soon as next year. Everyone knows how the coaching carousel spins in college basketball, and with Wyoming recently firing Heath Schroyer a head job is already available. Texas Tech is another job that may be open, and Billy's name would almost certainly be a popular one in that conversation. We'll, and more than anything he'll have to wait and see.

Conference USA Bubble Watch

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Conference USA has many teams vying for a conference title, but how many of them are actually in the race for a bid to the NCAA tournament? Here is the Conference USA Bubble Watch.

ESPN: C-USA QB Competition

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Here's a quick blog by Andrea Adelson of ESPN on the Spring QB competition in C-USA. Certain teams such as Houston, Tulsa, Southern Miss, and ECU have their star QBs returning while others such as UTEP, Marshall, and Memphis will be looking to fill that spot. Here's a look at the QB situation of those three schools.

Conference USA Power Rankings

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There are six teams in Conference USA within a game of first place, and a seventh is a game and a half back. Its crowded at the top, and tough to rank them, but here are this week's C-USA power...

Games of the Week

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This week should bring many more exciting games in Conference USA. Here are the top 5 games of the week.

UTEP Receiving Votes in Both Polls

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The UTEP Men's basketball team received a few votes in each of the major polls this week. Last week we saw the Miners grab a single vote in the ESPN/USA Today coaches poll, this week they received 4 votes in the coaches, and 2 in the AP poll.

Dave Campbell's Texas Football Reviews 2011 UTEP Football Recruiting Class

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Travis Stewart of Dave Campbells Texas Football publication has a nice recap on our 2011 recruting class, highlighting some strengths and weaknesses of the class and some overall thoughts of the direction we went as a program. Very informative and in some ways complimentary read. Credit goes to MI staffer UTEP66 for finding the article. Bumped- Good Read -- AM

ESPN Bracketology Puts UTEP in Tournament

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Joe Lunardi, ESPN's Bracketologist has Conference USA down to a single bid, and according to the projections it belongs to UTEP. The bracket projections automatically assume the current leader in the conference standings will win the conference and gain the auto bid, thus UTEP is put in the field as of today's bracket.

Conference USA RPI

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Conference USA now has seven teams in the RPI top 100. Will that be enough to garner multiple at large bids? We'll have to wait and see, but here are the C-USA RPI rankings.

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