EL PASO, Texas - At the request of Conference USA, UTEP at Rice, originally scheduled for Nov. 5, has been moved to Thursday, Nov. 3. Additional information will be provided at a later date.
UTEP last played a regular-season game on Thursday in 2012 when the Miners played at Tulsa on Oct. 11.
The Miners defeated the Owls last season, 38-28, on Nov. 20 in the Sun Bowl.
UTEP was scheduled to play at Rice back in 2020, but the contest was canceled due to COVID-19 health and safety protocols.
The Miners defeated the Owls 34-26 on Nov. 3, 2018 in Houston during UTEP Head Coach Dana Dimel’s first season at the helm.
The victory was also his first as the Miners’ head coach.