But in a tale of two halves, Charlotte ripped out the Miners' hopes at snapping their losing streak by putting up 297 yards of offense in the second half, scoring 21 unanswered points to beat UTEP 28-21 in a come-from-behind victory.
In the second season of a complete program rebuild, Dimel made it clear that the team will preserve a number of players as redshirts this season. Per the NCAA redshirt rules, players are allowed to play in four games without losing a season of eligibility.
Going through a quick turnaround from losing to Old Dominion (50-48), who is the current No. 1 team in C-USA, the Miners will regroup and have their eyes set on Charlotte for Saturday's contest in the Don Haskins Center.
After a tough weekend that included back-to-back road losses UAB (76-63) and Middle Tennessee (75-72), UTEP (6-11, 1-5 Conference USA) is left to regroup as they sit in last place in the latest C-USA basketball standings.
The UTEP Miners continued on their red hot winning streak by defeating Charlotte 73-68 on Thursday night. UTEP has now won five in a row and six of their last eight games. Their current winning streak is the best in C-USA. The Miners led the game from start to finish and improved their record to 17-7, 9-3 in C-USA...
I have no idea how this happened and I really don't want to know. Saw this on my Twitter feed and thought I would share.
What's really crazy about this... it is a Law Firm commercial.
Just click the link below to see the picture.
@bustedcoverage Nice editing job on male pelvic X-ray in commercial on Ch 36 in Charlotte...
On July 1, 2013 the Old Dominion Monarchs will leave the Colonial Athletic Association for Conference USA. The Monarchs, who restarted their football program three seasons ago, will compete at the FBS level starting in 2015.
Old Dominion becomes the second school to leave the CAA this week...