Tip off Info
UTEP Miners (10-15, 8-5) at Rice Owls (18-8, 8-5)
Tudor Fiedhouse, Houston, Texas
6:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Streaming: C-USA TV ($$), Also available on the Roku via College Sports Live
Vegas says: Rice is a -8 point favorite
Radio: 92.3 FM The Fox in El Paso, or UTEP Miners IMG Sports Network on TuneIn, (Jon Teicher/Steve Yellen)
- The Miners lead the series 20-11 and have won 16 of the last 20 meetings between the schools.
- UTEP has won six in a row over the Owls.
- The Miners are 4-1 versus Rice at Tudor Fieldhouse with a 67-58 victory during the 2008-09 season, a 59-53 win in 2010-11, a 67-56 triumph in 2012-13 and a 66-57 decision in 2014-15. UTEP lost to Rice on a buzzer-beating shot, 77-75, during the 2011-12 campaign.