First-year head coach Joe Golding took the first step in trying to bolster their options at the starting forward position with the signing of Georgetown transfer forward Jamari Sibley on Thursday. Sibley will have four years of eligibility to play at UTEP.
Prior to the start of the Conference USA Tournament in Frisco (March 9-13), the Miners will close out the regular season against one of the country's top basketball programs in No. 13 Kansas on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Despite holding onto a lead for the entire game on Friday, the UTEP men’s basketball team played from behind throughout Saturday’s contest, falling 73-55 to LA Tech and splitting another series in C-USA play.