Texas-El Paso Rumors & News

  • 2015 Guard Lee Moore Commits To UTEP

    Miner Rush "2015 JUCO guard Lee Moore has committed to UTEP per Twitter reports Sunday night. Moore will be a sophomore this season at Wallace State where he averaged 18 points, and 7.2 rebounds last year. He had an official visit here to UTEP on September 26th and was supposed to visit Middle Tennessee..." October 07

  • Paul Thomas Commits To UTEP

    Yahoo! Sports "UTEP's second 2015 commit is Paul Thomas out of Houston. 2015 Houston, Texas forward Paul Thomas has gave UTEP a verbal commitment per his Twitter account. I have made my college decision and UTEP will be where i will continue my Basketball career. This is only the beginning .#Miners —..." September 25

  • Beloved former UTEP coach Jason Rabedeaux dies at 49

    CBSSports.com "Jason Rabedeaux, a man known as one of the more colorful coaches in recent college basketball history, has died. He was 49. Reports came from Ho Chi Minh City, where Rabedeaux was coaching the Saigon Heat -- the first professional basketball team in Vietnam history -- confirmed the death on..." September 23

  • Christian Romine Commits to UTEP

    Yahoo! Sports "The first 2015 commitment comes from a much needed big man. 2015 F/C Christian Romine has announced via his Twitter that he has committed to Tim Floyd and the UTEP Miners. Romine was in El Paso over the weekend for his official visit, and made his commitment official today. The 6'9 or..." September 09

  • Report: UTEP has two incoming freshmen not qualify

    College Basketball Talk "UTEP looked to add some talented freshmen this season and it looks like two of those players won’t be joining the team. According to CBSSports.com‘s Jeff Borzello, 6-foot-4 lefty scorer Chris Sandifer and 5-foot-10 point guard Shaq Carr will both be going the junior college route this..." August 26

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • UTEP freshman Mar'Qywell Jackson leaves Miners

    El Paso Times "UTEP freshman basketball player Mar'Qywell Jackson has left El Paso and returned home to Detroit. Jackson, a 6-foot-5 guard, was named a four star recruit by Rivals.com. Miner coach Tim Floyd saiid, "Mar'Qywell came in and tried it and felt it was a little too far from home. That's one of..." July 18

  • UTEP’s Matt Willms works to return to full strength after playing last season with a torn labrum

    College Basketball Talk "After redshirting in 2012-13, UTEP center Matt Willms entered the 2013-14 campaign hoping to have an impact for the Miners in his first season on the floor. Willms proved to be a solid contributor for head coach Tim Floyd, starting the last 17 games of the year and posting averages of 5.4 points..." July 07

  • Missouri considering UTEP's Floyd

    ESPN.com "UTEP's Tim Floyd has emerged as a strong candidate for the Missouri opening, a source close to the situation told ESPN. Floyd, 60, has spent the past four seasons with the Miners and has a team that is expected to compete for the Conference USA title next season. Floyd also spent four seasons..." April 23

  • Texas riches extend to basketball courts

    USA Today "The state of Texas – including all of its more than 268,000 square miles – is still the home to $60 million high school football stadiums, Johnny Football and the NFL franchise that considers itself "America's Team." But as Arlington this week welcomes the men's basketball Final Four – the..." April 02