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UTEP's chance for a signature conference win is tonight in a foreign place for us Miner types.

Ivan Pierre Aguirre-USA TODAY Sports

UTEP Miners

Current Record: 12-5, 4-1 C-USA

Projected Starters:

Omega Harris, Fr, G, 6.9 ppg, .419 3PT%

Earvin Morris, Jr, G, 10.7 ppg, .489 3PT%

Julian Washburn, Sr, G, 9.5 ppg, 4.1 rpg

Vince Hunter, So, F, 16.1 ppg, 10.0 rpg

Cedrick Lang, Sr, F, 10.1 ppg, 6.1 rpg

Team Stats

Points Per Game 69.8
Opponents 61.7
FG% .475
Opponents% .406
3-point% .374
Opponents% .346
Free Throw% .654
Rebounds Per Game 35.5
Rebounding Margin +3.0
Assists Per Game 14.7
Steals Per Game

5.2

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

Current Record: 12-5, 5-0 C-USA

Projected Starters:

Chris Harrison-Docks, 6'0, Sr, G, 11.3 ppg, 2.9 apg

T.J. Price, 6'4, Sr, G, 17.6 ppg, 5.8 rpg .458 3PT%

Trency Jackson, 6'2, Sr, G, 9.4 ppg, 2.8 rpg

George Fant, 6'8, Sr, F, 13.6 ppg, 8.4 rpg

Aleksej Rostov, 7'1, So, F, 2.4 ppg, 2.6 rpg,

Team Stats

Points Per Game 73.9
Opponents 66.8
FG% .436
Opponents% .404
3-point% .362
Opponents% .319
Free Throw% .661
Rebounds Per Game 38.6
Rebounding Margin +2.8
Assists Per Game 14.8
Steals Per Game

5.4

Last Five

1/17-Win 68-58 @ FIU

1/15-Win 88-85 OT @ FAU

1/10-Win 72-65 vs. Old Dominion

1/8-Win 74-66 vs. Charlotte

1/4-Win 81-62 vs. Marshall

Vince confirms.......

Game Information
Who? UTEP Miners at Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Date/Time Thursday, January 22nd, 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Location E.A. Diddle Arena, Bowling Green, Kentucky
TV/Radio

Fox Sports Networks

Play-by-Play Available on the TuneIn App, or 92.3 FM In El Paso In English, Spanish 1650 AM In El Paso Also available on the TuneIn App.

Series Record WKU leads 1-0, last meeting 1969