Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: UTEP Miners

Head Coach: Phil Johnson

Team Mascot: Paydirt Pete

Year Opened: 1977

Capacity: 12222

City / State: El Paso / Texas

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Battle of I-10: UTEP-New Mexico State

Rival Team: New Mexico State Aggies

New Mexico State is UTEP’s biggest rivals, and the two have squared off on the hardwood over 200 times. Both teams were at their best in the late 1960s and early 1970s, but you’ll still be in for a great contest when attending a UTEP-New Mexico State basketball game so make sure to get your tickets when the Aggies come to town.

UTEP Miners vs New Mexico Lobos

Rival Team: New Mexico Lobos

UTEP and nearby New Mexico have a fierce rivalry that will provide a fun game for any college hoops fan. UTEP-New Mexico may not be the first rivalry people think of when they think of college basketball, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find an intense atmosphere in The Don for this one.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: UTEP Miners

Head Coach: Phil Johnson

Team Mascot: Paydirt Pete

Year Opened: 1977

Capacity: 12222

City / State: El Paso / Texas

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