The Miners fought back on a 23-6 run from the end of the first and beginning of the second half to give the Miners an 85-75 victory over Florida International on Saturday evening at the Don Haskins Center.
Four of the final six games for the Miners will take place away from El Paso, and it starts tonight with the first game against Marshall (12-9, 5-3 C-USA), who are undergoing a three-game losing streak.
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.
As soon as the buzzer sounds on Thursday evening in the Don Haskins Center, the Miners (6-11, 1-5 C-USA) will embrace the underdog role and fight an uphill battle against Old Dominion (15-5, 5-2 C-USA).
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.