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Tip off Info

Lamar (4-1) at UTEP (0-4)

Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

7:05 pm Mountain Time

NO TV

Who to follow for updates: Follow @UTEP_MBB on Twitter for play by play updates

Radio: 92.3 FM The Fox in El Paso, or UTEP Miners IMG Sports Network on TuneIn, (Jon Teicher/Steve Yellen)

SERIES HISTORY

The Miners are 4-0 all-time versus the Cardinals. They beat Lamar during the 1967-68 (83-65), 1984-85 (69-62), and 1987-88 (87-56) seasons and won in Beaumont during the 1986-87 campaign (68-52).

ABOUT LAMAR

The Cardinals won 19 games last season and participated in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Lamar has seven letterwinners and four starters back from that squad. Senior forward Colton Weisbrod averaged a team-leading 15.1 points and 8.1 rebounds per game a year ago and is a preseason first team All-Southland Conference player. Lamar, which is picked to finish second in the Southland Conference this season (five first-place votes), opened the campaign with a 74-67 victory at Tulsa. The Cardinals followed the upset by going 3-1 on a four-game homestand, topping Coastal Carolina (66-60), Jarvis Christian (103-66) and Southern University of New Orleans (105-67) and falling to Cal State Bakersfield (85-73). Junior guard Nick Garth leads Lamar in scoring (14.6 ppg), followed by Weisbrod (14.2 ppg), sophomore guard/forward T.J. Atwood (13.7 ppg) and junior forward Josh Nzeakor (10.8 ppg). Garth scored 25 points versus Southern University and 23 at Tulsa. Weisbrod posted double-doubles against Tulsa (15 points/13 rebounds) and Jarvis Christian (18 points/11 rebounds). The Cardinals are averaging 84.2 points per game, shooting 47.4 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from beyond the arc. Lamar has a rebound margin of +7.4 per game with Weisbrod collecting 8.4 boards per contest.