I'll be close-ish for a work meeting on Wednesday morning and have planned to attend all games on days 1 and 2. Unfortunately, I'll have to leave after that but I'm excited about attending my first CUSA basketball tournament games ever. Any UTEP (or other CUSA) fans going?
The 2012 Women's Conference USA Tournament field is set, and our Lady Miners, the #1 seed, will await the winner of UCF and Southern Miss, and will take them on in the Quarterfinals on Thursday at 4 p.m. MT.
The 2012 Conference USA Tournament field is set, and our UTEP Miners will open on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. MT against the Houston Cougars. Winner of that game will take on Memphis in the Quarterfinals on Thursday.
Dennis Dodd of CBS Sports is reporting that Oklahoma could possibly be playing UTEP in El Paso in the season opener. Not sure how true it is, but this would make the toughest schedule for UTEP, possible ever. It would feature Oklahoma in El Paso, Wisconsin in Madison, and Ole Miss in Oxford.
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UTEP to wear "Mineros" Jerseys for UCF game tonight. UTEP is marketing tonight as "Noche Latina" in an effort to bring a large crowd out to the Don. So, UTEP will wear these jerseys as part of the gimmick. Next week, Bob Stull will fight a bear!
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