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UTEP Gears Up For ECU In Hoops

UTEP (9-9, 2-2 C-USA) hosts East Carolina (9-7, 0-3 C-USA) on Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT in the Don Haskins Center. The Miners will wear vintage 1966 uniforms on ?Texas Western Throwback Night.? UTEP, then known as Texas Western College, won the historic 1966 national championship.

UTEP has won six of its last seven games in the Haskins Center, including a 70-64 overtime victory over SMU on Saturday.

The Miners have alternated wins and losses in their last nine games and are seeking their first winning streak since late December. UTEP hasn?t been above .500 this season. East Carolina is 1-3 on the road with all three defeats coming by five points or less.

UTEP is 41-8 in C-USA home games since joining the league for the 2005-06 season (7-0 in 2006, 5-3 in 2007, 7-1 in 2008, 5-3 in 2009, 8-0 in 2010, 7-1 in 2011, 2-0 in 2012). The Miners have won 19 of their last 20 C-USA regular season home games dating back to the 2008-09 campaign.

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