Don Haskins Center

Don Haskins Center

Named after legendary UTEP men's basketball coach Don Haskins, the Don Haskins Center is among the top basketball facilities in the Southwest and Conference USA.

Built in 1976, the Haskins Center features a Robbins Bio-Channel Star maple floor, installed in the summer of 2002.  The gameday environment for basketball was enhanced in recent years with the addition of new scoreboards and video replay boards in the arena.

The comfy 12,000-seat arena offers fans an intimate view of the action on the court.

The Miner men's basketball team has posted a staggering 476-140 (.773) record in "The Don." UTEP won 25 straight home games from Jan. 23, 1987 to Dec. 16, 1989. The Miners have posted undefeated home records in three seasons - 1983-84 (21-0), 1985-86 (19-0) and 1988-89 (18-0). The arena was the site of a milestone win during the 1997-98 season, as coach Don Haskins notched his 700th career victory versus SMU.

The UTEP men have attracted 5,592,257 fans at "The Don," with 112 sellouts.

The UTEP women are 198-113 all-time in the Haskins Center, including a perfect 14-0 mark during the 2007-08 campaign. The Miners set a school record with 16 home wins in 2006-07 and added 15 in 2011-12.

Facility Quick Facts
Year Opened Notable All-Time Men's Record All-Time Women's Record Video Tour
1976 Named after Hall of Fame coach Don Haskins 476-140 198-113 Explore on MinerStrong