UTEP men's basketball: Miners face SM...

UTEP men's basketball: Miners face SMU; UCF reset for Feb. 21

There are 9 comments on the El Paso Times story from Feb 12, 2011, titled UTEP men's basketball: Miners face SMU; UCF reset for Feb. 21. In it, El Paso Times reports that:

When you are perched on the top rung, when the entire pack is snarling and nipping at your heels, every time you step on the basketball court is important.

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El Paso, TX

#1 Feb 12, 2011

Go Miners!


Vista, CA

#2 Feb 12, 2011
UTEP is playing their best defense of the year right now so they should be able to take SMU.

New Braunfels, TX

#3 Feb 12, 2011
Matching up with Dia may prove to be a difficult task. I don't think Bohannon has it in him to defend this guy yet, Britten is too slow because Dia can play out on the perimeter and knock down the three if left open. So I'm wondering if we will see Williams gaurding the post again. He'll be giving up 2-3 inches if he does. Hopefully we take everyone else out of their game, including Nyakundi, and just have to 'manage' Dia. SMU usually plays us tough for whatever reason. This one makes me nervous. Go MINERS!!!
Miners Miners Miners

Newcastle, CA

#4 Feb 12, 2011
Play tough, get in peoples faces, play defense, dont just stand there and watch them shoot three pointers freely.
Dont panic at the free throw line, concentrate, dont give up now or the next game, play two complete halfs.
You still have a chance to, GO ALL THE WAY.

United States

#5 Feb 12, 2011
UTEP needs to take Dia out of the equation, get him in foul trouble. Then quickly jump on Nyakundi, he apparently is ranked 7th in scoring in C-USA. If UTEP plays tough, determined and by all means SMART(not settling for 15ft shots) then they should have no problem behind the chants of UTEP, UTEP.... Nothing like playing @home in the comfort of those crazy UTEP MINER FANS!!

From San Antonio TX, GO MINERS!!!!
Miners DefendingCHamps

El Paso, TX

#6 Feb 12, 2011
It going to be a good game.

Got to Defend the Conference USA Title.

Go Miners

Defending Conference USA Champions
Game Time

El Paso, TX

#7 Feb 12, 2011
Tonight is game time at the Don Haskins Center.

Another great game to stay in First Place.

Go Miners
Miners Miners Miners

United States

#8 Feb 12, 2011
The Miners are getting manhandled by SMU, they are playing like sleeping whimps.

Chicago, IL

#9 Feb 12, 2011
They took channel surfing down where else can we watch the game?

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