UTEP To Play Host To East Carolina On Thursday

Jan. 4, 2011

EL PASO, TEXAS UTEP will open up its 16-game 2011 Conference USA slate by playing host to East Carolina at 7:05 p.m. MT on Thursday. It will be "Heroes Night," with all police, sheriffs, fire fighters and military receiving free admission with the proper ID.

Only one I.D. is necessary per family, and the entire family will be able to get in free. For those unable to take advantage of the promotion, tickets for the game are on sale at the UTEP ticket center. They may also be purchased on site prior to the start of the contest. The price for an adult admission, which includes the surcharge fee, is $7 while children (ages 12 or younger) tickets are $3.

The Miners (8-4, 0-0 C-USA) capped non-conference play on a high note by downing New Mexico State, 74-67, on Jan. 2 while the Pirates (6-7, 0-0 C-USA) had their two-game winning streak halted with an 89-85 setback to Florida A&M on Dec. 30.



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