Tip off info
UTEP Miners (10-18, 5-11) at Rice Owls (6-23, 3-13)
Tudor Fieldhouse, Houston, Texas
6:00 p.m. Mountain Time
Vegas says: Pick em O/U 138.5
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 Miners are 23-11 versus Rice and have won 19 of the last 23 meetings between the schools, including nine in a row. UTEP is 5-1 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, a 66-57 decision in 2014-15 and a 79-71 win in 2016-17. UTEP lost to Rice on a buzzer-beating shot, 77-75, during the 2011-12 campaign.