Coach Tim Floyd and UTEP trailed by double digits at Colorado State, but still rallied back to take the lead in the final minutes. However, the Miner comeback fell just short.
Colorado extended its home winning streak to 21 and moved to 12-2, while UTEP dropped to 6-6. The Miners were gunning for their 6th victory in the last 7 games. Here are some of the final numbers:
High Scorers: UTEP - Julian Washburn 22
Colorado St. - Greg Smith 18
High Rebounders: UTEP - John Bohannon 8
Colorado St. - Pierce Hornung 10