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How to watch Middle Tenn. vs. Texas-El Paso: TV channel, NCAAB live stream info, start time

Who’s Playing

Texas-El Paso @ Middle Tenn.

Regular Season Records: Texas-El Paso 19-12; Middle Tenn. 22-9

What to Know

The Middle Tenn. Blue Raiders and the Texas-El Paso Miners are set to clash at 9 p.m. ET March 10 at Ford Center at The Star in the third round of the Conference USA Conference Tourney. The Miners should still be riding high after a victory, while Middle Tenn. will be looking to get back in the win column.

Middle Tenn. was close but no cigar on Saturday as they fell 68-64 to the Old Dominion Monarchs.

Meanwhile, Texas-El Paso earned some postseason bragging rights after a successful outing on Wednesday. They walked away with a 74-64 win over Old Dominion. Four players on Texas-El Paso scored in the double digits: guard Souley Boum (21), guard Keonte Kennedy (17), guard Jamal Bieniemy (13), and forward Tydus Verhoeven (12).

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Blue Raiders are expected to win a tight contest on Thursday. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (12-3), so they might be worth a quick bet.

Middle Tenn.’s defeat took them down to 22-9 while Texas-El Paso’s victory pulled them up to 19-12. In Texas-El Paso’s win, Souley Boum had 21 points in addition to six boards and Jamal Bieniemy had 13 points and seven assists along with five rebounds. We’ll see if Middle Tenn. have a strategy for dealing with them or if they lead their team to another successful outing.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 9 p.m. ET
  • Where: Ford Center at The Star — Frisco, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Blue Raiders are a slight 1.5-point favorite against the Miners, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Blue Raiders as a 2.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Middle Tenn. have won seven out of their last ten games against Texas-El Paso.

  • Feb 21, 2022 – Middle Tenn. 77 vs. Texas-El Paso 59
  • Mar 04, 2020 – Texas-El Paso 60 vs. Middle Tenn. 56
  • Jan 30, 2020 – Texas-El Paso 67 vs. Middle Tenn. 66
  • Mar 09, 2019 – Middle Tenn. 48 vs. Texas-El Paso 47
  • Mar 06, 2019 – Middle Tenn. 69 vs. Texas-El Paso 53
  • Jan 19, 2019 – Middle Tenn. 75 vs. Texas-El Paso 72
  • Jan 27, 2018 – Middle Tenn. 81 vs. Texas-El Paso 50
  • Mar 10, 2017 – Middle Tenn. 82 vs. Texas-El Paso 56
  • Feb 04, 2017 – Texas-El Paso 57 vs. Middle Tenn. 54
  • Jan 07, 2016 – Middle Tenn. 78 vs. Texas-El Paso 72

Injury Report for Middle Tenn.

  • Josh Jefferson: Game-Time Decision (Undisclosed)
  • Jared Coleman-Jones: Game-Time Decision (Knee)
  • Jalen Jordan: Out for the Season (Knee)

Injury Report for Texas-El Paso

No Injury Information

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