Contact Us

UTEP Gets Their First Conference Victory Over Marshall

UTEP vs. Marshall at the Don Haskins Center. ( photo by Brandon Cohn)

UTEP rebounded from a loss to Charlotte to begin conference play with a 66-56 win over Marshall on Saturday night.   Both teams shot under 40 percent in the first half, the game was tied 27-27 at halftime.  The Miners came out on fire in the second half as they went on a 24-6 run and built an 18 point lead.  Marshall went on a 21-8 run of their own late in the game to cut the deficit to five at 60-55 with 1:37 remaining.  UTEP finished strong to get the victory and have now won three of their last four games.

UTEP is now 11-6 on the season. Vince Hunter led all scorers with 20 points which is a career high for him, John Bohannon scored 18 points which put him over 1,000 points, and Julian Washburn added 17 points.  Following the game Coach Floyd discussed his satisfaction with the victory, and the streak that his team is currently on, he noted,

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Coach Floyd also spoke about the Miners next opponent Middle Tennessee, he mentioned,

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The Miners will have two difficult road games coming up next week, at this point the best thing they can do is continue to maintain their composure and despite all the turbulence this season, things aren’t looking bad at all at this point.

 

 

 

More from Team 600

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://krod.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 600 ESPN EL PASO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 600 ESPN EL PASO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!