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Watch President Obama's Video Tribute to 1966 Miners
UTEP celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic 1966 Texas Western Miners championship season on Saturday. The notable moment in sports history was marked by numerous video tributes, including one from President Barack Obama.
Audition To Become Paydirt Pete
Everyone loves a mascot, and everyone in El Paso loves UTEP mascot, Paydirt Pete. Pete's signature jeans, cowboy hat, and pick axe make him the best looking college mascot out there, and it seems, one that in such high demand that UTEP is looking to add more Petes.
UTEP Basketball Court Is The Best In The Nation
An online sports publication ranked the coolest college basketball courts, and some big names were on the list of ten. UMass, University of Notre Dame, and Indiana University, all made the list, but the biggest name on the list is our very own Miners! Ok, so maybe UTEP isn’t the most…
Five Years Since UTEP Coach Don Haskins Died
Five years ago today, El Paso was saddened to hear of the news of the passing of legendary UTEP Men's Basketball coach, Don Haskins.  The Bear was beloved not only for his 1966 team that won the NCAA Championship, but for his love of the city that adopted him …