UPDATE: UTEP has been selected to play in the NIT. The Miners are a 5 seed and will play the New Mexico Lobos on Tuesday, at 9 PM EST, at the Pit in Albuquerque. -- AM
The UTEP Miners were not selected to participate in the 2011 NCAA Tournament but the Miners should earn a spot in the NIT. Marshall, Tulsa, and Southern Miss. are also potential Conference USA teams that could earn a bid. It will be interesting to see if UTEP gets a home game as well. The NIT selection show will air at 7:00 pm MST on ESPNU. Here is your NIT selection open thread.