2013–14 UTEP Miners men's basketball team

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2013–14 UTEP Miners men's basketball
UTEP Miners wordmark.svg
Sun Bowl Invitational Champions
CBI First round vs. Fresno State, L 56–61
ConferenceConference USA
2013–14 record23–11 (12–4 C-USA)
Head coachTim Floyd (4th season)
Assistant coachPhil L. Johnson
Assistant coachBob Cantu
Assistant coachKen DeWeese
Home arenaDon Haskins Center
Seasons
2013–14 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Louisiana Tech 13 3   .813     29 8   .784
Tulsa 13 3   .813     21 13   .618
Middle Tennessee 13 3   .813     24 9   .727
Southern Miss 13 3   .813     29 7   .806
UTEP 12 4   .750     23 11   .676
Old Dominion 9 7   .563     18 18   .500
Tulane 8 8   .500     17 17   .500
UAB 7 9   .438     18 13   .581
Charlotte 7 9   .438     17 14   .548
FIU* 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
North Texas 6 10   .375     16 16   .500
Florida Atlantic 5 11   .313     10 22   .313
East Carolina 5 11   .313     17 17   .500
UTSA 4 12   .250     8 22   .267
Marshall 4 12   .250     11 22   .333
Rice 2 14   .125     7 23   .233
2014 C-USA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for postseason play due to APR penalties

The 2013–14 UTEP Miners basketball team represented the University of Texas at El Paso during the 2013–14 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Miners, led by fourth year head coach Tim Floyd, played their home games at the Don Haskins Center and were members of Conference USA. They finished the season 23–11, 12–4 in C-USA play to finish in fifth place. They advanced to the quarterfinals of the C-USA Tournament where they lost to Southern Miss. They were invited to the College Basketball Invitational where they lost in the first round to Fresno State.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
2 Aaron Jones Guard 5–10 175 Freshman El Paso, Texas
3 Victor Mbachu Guard 6–1 165 Junior Houston, Texas
4 Julian Washburn Forward/Guard 6–8 210 Junior Duncanville, Texas
5 C. J. Cooper Guard 6–0 180 Junior La Verne, California
11 Jake Flaggert Forward/Guard 6–7 195 Freshman Lucas, Texas
13 McKenzie Moore Guard 6–6 200 Junior Pleasant Hill, California
15 Tevin Caldwell Guard 6–3 180 Junior El Paso, Texas
20 Josh Brown Guard 5–11 185 Freshman Los Angeles, California
21 John Bohannon Center 6–10 211 Senior Lancaster, Texas
23 Hooper Vint Center 6–11 235 Sophomore Van Buren, Arkansas
24 Alvin Jones Guard 5–10 180 Freshman El Paso, Texas
31 Cedrick Lang Forward 6–10 255 Junior Sioux Falls, South Dakota
32 Vince Hunter Forward 6–8 200 Freshman Detroit, Michigan
33 Darnell Vandivort Guard 6–1 145 Freshman El Paso, Texas
35 Tyler Tafoya Guard 6–3 195 Senior El Paso, Texas
41 Matt Willms Center 7–1 220 Freshman Leamington, Ontario

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
11/02/2013*
7:05 pm
Southeastern Oklahoma W 91–63 
Don Haskins Center (6,084)
El Paso, TX
01/04/2014*
7:05 pm
Angelo State L 70–75 
Don Haskins Center (6,152)
El Paso, TX
Regular season
11/09/2013*
7:05 pm
Loyola (New Orleans) W 84–49  1–0
Don Haskins Center (7,589)
El Paso, TX
11/15/2013*
7:00 pm, ESPN3
at New Mexico State
The Battle of I-10
L 73–86  1–1
Pan American Center (10,019)
Las Cruces, NM
11/17/2013*
7:05 pm
West Alabama
Battle 4 Atlantis Opening Round
W 67–46  2–1
Don Haskins Center (6,331)
El Paso, TX
11/19/2013*
7:05 pm
Colorado State W 82–74  3–1
Don Haskins Center (7,137)
El Paso, TX
11/23/2013*
7:05 pm
New Mexico State
The Battle of I-10
L 68–77  3–2
Don Haskins Center (11,127)
El Paso, TX
11/28/2013*
7:30 pm, NBCSN
vs. Tennessee
Battle 4 Atlanis First Round
W 78–70  4–2
Imperial Arena (1,416)
Nassau, BAH
11/29/2013*
5:00 pm, NBCSN
vs. No. 23 Iowa
Battle 4 Atlanis semifinals
L 53–89  4–3
Imperial Arena (2,664)
Nassau, BAH
11/30/2013*
5:00 pm, NBCSN
vs. No. 2 Kansas
Battle 4 Atlanis 3rd Place Game
L 63–67  4–4
Imperial Arena (3,350)
Nassau, BAH
12/07/2013*
7:05 pm
Sacramento State W 69–51  5–4
Don Haskins Center (7,524)
El Paso, TX
12/16/2013*
7:05 pm
New Orleans L 69–71  5–5
Don Haskins Center (6,344)
El Paso, TX
12/19/2013*
7:05 pm
Northwestern State W 84–74  6–5
Don Haskins Center (6,363)
El Paso, TX
12/21/2013*
6:30 pm, P12N
at Washington State W 64–51  7–5
Beasley Coliseum (1,823)
Pullman, WA
12/23/2013*
7:05 pm
Montana State W 70–55  8–5
Don Haskins Center (6,875)
El Paso, TX
12/28/2013*
7:00 pm
Western Illinois
Sun Bowl Invitational
W 67–64  9–5
Don Haskins Center (6,132)
El Paso, TX
12/29/2013*
7:00 pm
Denver
Sun Bowl Invitational
W 60–54 2OT 10–5
Don Haskins Center (6,244)
El Paso, TX
01/09/2014
7:05 pm, CBSSN
Charlotte L 68–73  10–6 (0–1)
Don Haskins Center (7,625)
El Paso, TX
01/11/2014
7:05 pm
Marshall W 66–56  11–6 (1–1)
Don Haskins Center (7,551)
El Paso, TX
01/16/2014
6:00 pm
at Middle Tennessee W 63–54  12–6 (2–1)
Murphy Center (4,793)
Murfreesboro, TN
01/18/2014
6:00 pm
at UAB W 63–61  13–6 (3–1)
Bartow Arena (6,123)
Birmingham, AL
01/25/2014
2:00 pm, CSS
UTSA W 81–62  14–6 (4–1)
Don Haskins Center (8,692)
El Paso, TX
01/30/2014
7:05 pm
Louisiana Tech W 89–79  15–6 (5–1)
Don Haskins Center (8,361)
El Paso, TX
02/01/2014
7:05 pm
Rice W 68–57  16–6 (6–1)
Don Haskins Center (11,036)
El Paso, TX
02/06/2014
7:00 pm, FS1
at East Carolina W 58–47  17–6 (7–1)
Williams Arena (4,764)
Greenville, NC
02/08/2014
5:00 pm
at Old Dominion W 63–49  18–6 (8–1)
Ted Constant Convocation Center (6,273)
Norfolk, VA
02/13/2014
7:05 pm
Florida Atlantic L 69–71  18–7 (8–2)
Don Haskins Center (10,508)
El Paso, TX
02/15/2014
7:05 pm
FIU W 84–71  19–7 (9–2)
Don Haskins Center (11,176)
El Paso, TX
02/20/2014
6:00 pm
at Tulane W 72–54  20–7 (10–2)
Devlin Fieldhouse (1,606)
New Orleans, LA
02/22/2014
4:00 pm, CBSSN
at Southern Miss L 68–77  20–8 (10–3)
Reed Green Coliseum (5,705)
Hattiesburg, MS
02/27/2014
7:05 pm
Tulsa L 60–65  20–9 (10–4)
Don Haskins Center (11,019)
El Paso, TX
03/02/2014
1:00 pm, TWCS
at North Texas W 74–54  21–9 (11–4)
Super Pit (N/A)
Denton, TX
03/06/2014
6:00 pm
at UTSA W 61–51  22–9 (12–4)
Convocation Center (1,688)
San Antonio, TX
Conference USA Tournament
03/12/2014
6:00 pm
East Carolina
Second round
W 77–68  23–9
Don Haskins Center (8,277)
El Paso, TX
03/13/2014
6:00 pm
Southern Miss
Quarterfinals
L 56–64  23–10
Don Haskins Center (8,252)
El Paso, TX
CBI
03/19/2014*
7:00 pm
Fresno State
First round
L 56–61  23–11
Don Haskins Center (5,688)
El Paso, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Mountain Time.

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