Despite a spirited comeback effort by the Miners, which included coming back from 13-2, 12-0 runs, Marquette (7-2) was able to hold on in the final minutes and closed out UTEP 76-69 in Milwaukee, Wisc. Tuesday night.
Coming off a four-point loss to NMSU on Wednesday night (62-58), the Miners (2-4) look to regroup and aim for their first win over a Divison I program as they take on Northwestern State on Saturday, Dec. 1.
In front of 6,106 roaring fans, the Don Haskins Center was alive for a well-contested war between the two schools that featured eight lead changes, a surging comeback by the Miners and NMSU eventually breaking away with a 62-58 win.
The Miners and Aggies endured a bitter back-and-forth battle in their second meeting of the season in front of 6,106 fans at the Don Haskins Center on Wednesday night in a game that came down to the wire. Despite playing a much more competitive contest this time around, UTEP fell to NMSU …