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UTEP Miners NCAA Tournament History & Scores

UTEP Miners All-Time NCAA Tournament Record: 14-16

Unlike many of their Conference USA rivals, the UTEP Miners have experienced the thrills of winning in the NCAA Tournament. Under legendary head coach Don Haskins, UTEP, then known as Texas Western, won the 1966 NCAA Tournament Championship. UTEP has also advanced to the Sweet 16 in 1964, 1966, 1967 and again in 1992. The Miners have also played in the NIT Tournament and CBI Tournament with success in both postseason tournaments throughout the 1990s and 2000s.

1963 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Texas in second round, 65-47

1964 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Texas A&M in second round, 68-62
  • Lost to Kansas State in regional semifinal, 64-60
  • Defeated Creighton in third place game, 63-52

1966 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Oklahoma City in second round, 89-74
  • Defeated Cincinnati in regional semifinal, 78-76
  • Defeated Kansas in regional final, 81-80
  • Defeated Utah in National Semifinal, 85-78
  • Defeated Kentucky in National Championship, 72-65

1967 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Seattle U in second round, 62-54
  • Lost to Pacific in regional semifinal, 72-63
  • Defeated Wyoming in third place game, 69-67

1970 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Utah State in second round, 91-81

1975 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Indiana in second round, 78-53

1984 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to UNLV in second round, 73-60

1985 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Tulsa in first round, 79-75
  • Lost to North Carolina State in second round, 86-73

1986 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Bradley in first round, 83-65

1987 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Arizona in first round, 98-91
  • Lost to Iowa in second round, 84-82

1988 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Seton Hall in first round, 80-64

1989 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated LSU in first round, 85-74
  • Lost to Indiana in second round, 92-69

1990 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Minnesota in first round, 64-61

1992 NCAA Tournament

  • Defeated Evansville in first round, 55-50
  • Defeated Kansas in second round, 66-60
  • Lost to Cincinnati in regional semifinal, 69-67

2004 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Maryland in first round, 86-83

2005 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Utah in first round, 60-54

2010 NCAA Tournament

  • Lost to Butler in first round, 77-59


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