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First place, and conference bragging rights are on the line tonight, live on Fox Sports 1.

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UTEP Miners

Current Record: 19-7, 11-3 C-USA

Projected Starters:

C.J. Cooper, Sr, G, 8.1 ppg, 3.2 apg

Earvin Morris, Jr, G, 10.8 ppg, .431 3PT%

Julian Washburn, Sr, G, 9.9 ppg, 4.1 rpg

Vince Hunter, So, F, 15.6 ppg, 9.5 rpg

Cedrick Lang, Sr, F, 9.9 ppg, 6.7 rpg

Team Stats

Points Per Game 69.7
Opponents 62.8
FG% .470
Opponents% .413
3-point% .363
Opponents% .330
Free Throw% .650
Rebounds Per Game 34.7
Rebounding Margin +1.1
Assists Per Game 13.9
Steals Per Game

5.4

Louisiana Tech Bulldogs

Current Record: 21-7, 12-3 C-USA

Projected Starters:

Kenneth Smith, 6'3, Sr, G, 5.3 ppg, 3.8 rpg, 7.6 apg

Raheem Appleby, 6'4, Sr, G, 15.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg

Alex Hamilton, 6'4, Jr, G, 15.9 ppg, 3.4 rpg

Erik McCree, 6'8, So, F, 11.6 ppg, 5.4 rpg

Michale Kyser, 6'10, Sr, C, 8.0 ppg, 6.4 rpg, 78 blocks

Team Stats

Points Per Game 73.0
Opponents 64.7
FG% .448
Opponents% .417
3-point% .333
Opponents% .340
Free Throw% .682
Rebounds Per Game 33.2
Rebounding Margin -4.9
Assists Per Game 14.0
Steals Per Game

8.5

Last Five

2/21-Loss 72-53 @ Old Dominion

2/19-Win 83-82 OT @ Charlotte

2/14-Win 75-42 vs. FIU

2/12-Win 65-54 vs. FAU

2/7-Win 73-62 @ Middle Tennessee

Miners vs Bulldogs coverage

Game Information
Who? UTEP Miners (18-7, 11-3) at Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (21-7, 12-3)
Date/Time Thursday, February 26th, 6:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Location Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston, Louisiana
TV/Radio

Fox Sports 1

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 UTEP leads 9-8