Tip off info
UTEP Miners (7-12, 2-5) @ UAB Blazers (13-7, 4-3)
Bartow Arena, Birmingham, Alabama
6:00 pm Mountain Time
TV: beIN Sports, Channels in El Paso: DirecTV: 602, Spectrum: 417, Dish: 392, ATT: 662/1662, Mike Gleason (play-by-play) and Jason Capel (color) are the announcers on beIN Sports.
Vegas says: UAB -14.5 O/U 139
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)
The series is deadlocked 9-9. Of the 17 games the teams have played as C-USA members, 14 have been decided by nine points or less. Three of the last nine meetings have gone to overtime and five of the last eight have been determined by three points or fewer. The Miners beat UAB, 63-59, in El Paso last season. UAB is 6-2 versus UTEP in Birmingham, with all eight games decided by nine points or less.