The loss was like the wind that swirled around the Sun Bowl Saturday. It cut and stung and numbed.
UTEP deserved to beat Conference USA West Division-leading LA Tech, but the game can be as cold as November's empty aluminum bleachers. In a game rife with statistics, there are none that measure worthiness and only one that ever really counts. That one read 17-15.
That's not what Sean Kugler saw, though.