Noting UTEP's 2011-12 Record-Setting Campaign

Seniors with the championship trophy

May 2, 2012

  • Went 29-4 to set both the school (men’s) & Conference USA single-season record for wins. The four losses on the year were by a combined 15 points
  • Won both the 2012 Conference USA regular-season & tournament title championship.
  • The tournament title was the first in program history while it was the second regular-season crown
  • Competed at the 2012 NCAA Championships, falling to nationally-ranked Penn State (11/12) 85-77, in the first round. It was the program’s second appearance all time at the NCAA Tournament
  • Finished 15-1 in C-USA play, with the .938 winning percentage rating third all time in the league
  • Enjoyed separate winning streaks of at least 10 games, including a program-best 10-0 to start year
  • Other single-season records set include blocked shots (197), games played (33), rebounding margin (+9.5), scoring defense (54.2), scoring margin (13.4), double-digit wins (21), road wins (11), wins by at least 20 points (10) and overall wins (29)
  • Led C-USA in attendance average (2,639), blocked shots (6.0), field-goal percentage (40.8), field-goal percentage defense (33.6), free-throw percentage (69.7),  RPI (49), rebounding margin (6.0), scoring margin (+13.4), three-point percentage defense (24.5)
  • Received votes for the top-25 the final nine weeks of the season
  • Gloria Brown was voted first-team All C-USA, a member of the all-defensive team, named the Sixth Player of the Year and voted as the 2012 C-USA Tournament Champion MVP
  • Kayla Thornton was a second-team All C-USA member and was voted to the all-tournament team.
  • Keitha Adams was voted as the C-USA Coach of the Year
  • Kelli Willingham was voted to the C-USA Academic  All Conference Team
  • More than 2,000 fans in nine of the final 10 games and a single-season best 11 times overall.
  • Final five games all had more than 4,000 fans, also a program best.
  • Averaged 4,243 fans during the eight C-USA home games.



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