Texas El Paso, The University of

Location: Austin, TX
Founded: 1913
Primary Athletic Conference: Conference USA
Nickname: Miners
Colors: UTEP Orange, UTEP Blue
Mascot Name: Paydirt Pete
Institution Website: www.utep.edu
Athletics Website: www.utepathletics.com
Bookstore: www.utepbookstore.com
Fan Shop: www.utepathletics.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=2100&ATCLID=70259
Famous Alumni: Tim Hardaway (NBA) Nate Archibald (NBA) Ed Hochuli (NFL Referee) Bob Beamon (Olympian) J.P. Hayes (PGA)
Fun Fact: Charlie Brown a basketball player for UT El Paso became the first black athlete to play at a major university in the confederate south in 1956.