In it's 15th year of operation, La Union Maze is celebrating UTEP. Owners Robert and Lucy Sondergeroth decided to celebrate UTEP's Centennial with a maze design wishing UTEP a happy birthday for the 2014 season.
Called one of the greatest upsets in NCAA basketball history, the Texas Western College Miners, coached by Don Haskins, defeat four-time champion University of Kentucky Wildcats under Adolph Rupp for the national championship in Maryland, 72 – 65.
Two lectures will take place this week along with TCM Day.
Forty-eight years after the men’s basketball team won the NCAA championship in 1966, UTEP remains the only university in Texas to have a NCAA championship trophy for men’s basketball.
The Centennial Tour Series for March will tell the story of the 1966 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship win by the Texas Western College Miners and the 2006 film, Glory Road.
Just in time for March Madness, El Paso area educators have prepared lessons materials about the 1966 national champion Miner team.
In 1966, our men’s basketball team won the national championship. Today UTEP expects excellence in all that we undertake.
From our 1966 NCAA basketball championship to our recent national rankings, UTEP has grown accustomed to defying convention and beating the odds.
Today is Day 64 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. The 1966 victory of the Texas Western Miners over the Kentucky Wildcats at the NCAA Basketball Championship has inspired people to write books and make movies about the historic
Today is Day 65 in the Countdown to UTEP’s Centennial Year. Don Haskins is UTEP’s most legendary basketball coach, notable for leading an all-Black starting lineup to victory against an all-White Kentucky team in the 1966 NCAA tournament. A former