This season's 100th edition of the rivalry series features a UTEP squad (2-5, 1-2 CUSA) needing a win to keep bowl hopes alive and an NM State group (4-3, 2-1 CUSA) that is seeking consecutive bowl seasons.
Conference USA released its preseason poll on Friday, which is voted by a panel of media members that cover schools in the league, and predicted UTEP as the sixth place team out of nine in the conference.
By UTEP Zay
The Miners have a chance to win back-to-back games after an exciting 27-10 upset of Boise State in the Sun Bowl last week. At 2-3, many believe that the Miners may have saved the season by beating Boise State. However, if the Miners want to go bowling again, they will have to do much more than just beating Boise State. At ...