Tip off Info
UTEP Miners (9-15, 7-5) at North Texas Mean Green (7-17, 1-11)
SuperPit, Denton, Texas
6:00 p.m. Mountain Time
TV: beIN Sports (Spectrum El Paso Digital Channel 417, DIRECTV Channel 620, dish Channel 392)
Vegas says: UTEP is a -4 point favorite
Radio: 92.3 FM The Fox in El Paso, or UTEP Miners IMG Sports Network on TuneIn, (Jon Teicher/Steve Yellen)
UTEP holds an 8-2 edge in the series and has won eight straight over the Mean Green.
UTEP is 3-2 all-time versus North Texas in Denton.
The last time UTEP and North Texas squared off at The Super Pit, the Miners opened the C-USA schedule with an 85-71 victory on Jan. 2, 2015. Omega Harris and Matt Willms are the only members of this year's squad to appear in that game. Harris scored 12 points with three three-pointers in 32 minutes. Willms played 22 minutes and scored two points with one rebound.
The Miners also played at The Super Pit on March 2, 2014 and won 74-54. Willms scored 14 points with eight rebounds and three blocks in 23 minutes, and Jake Flaggert scored nine points (3-for-4 FGs, 2-for-2 3FGs) in 22 minutes. The nine points were a season-high for Flaggert's freshman year.
In four matchups as Conference USA members, UTEP's average margin of victory has been 16.5 points.