UTEP vs. Western Kentucky: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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UTEP vs. Western Kentucky: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The UTEP Miners (13-16, 6-12 C-USA) aim to break a four-game home losing streak when they host the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (15-14, 7-11 C-USA) on March 2, 2023.

UTEP lost its most recent game to Florida Atlantic, 75-49, on Saturday. Calvin Solomon led the way with 13 points, and also had five rebounds and one assist. Western Kentucky lost its most recent game to UAB, 72-60, on Saturday. Jairus Hamilton led the way with 20 points, plus five boards and zero assists.

When is UTEP vs. Western Kentucky and when does it start?

This contest between the Miners and Hilltoppers will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2023. Expect to see the opening tip at 9:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch UTEP vs. Western Kentucky

The Miners and Hilltoppers will hit the court at Don Haskins Center for this matchup on March 2, and if you want to catch the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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UTEP Miners vs. Western Kentucky Hilltoppers Game Preview

UTEP Stats, Odds & Insights

UTEP has a -1 scoring differential, putting up 68.3 points per game (270th in college basketball) and allowing 68.3 (128th in college basketball).

The Miners are averaging 68.3 points, just 2.5 fewer than the 70.8 the Hilltoppers allow.

UTEP hits 4.6 three-pointers per game (358th in college basketball), 2.0 fewer than its opponents (6.6). It is shooting 27.5% from beyond the arc (362nd in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 33.1%.

The Miners are posting 69.6 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 66.6 points per contest.

UTEP has been scoring 64.6 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly lower than the 68.3 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Western Kentucky Stats, Odds & Insights

Western Kentucky outscores opponents by 2.5 points per game (posting 73.3 points per game, 139th in college basketball, and giving up 70.8 per contest, 204th in college basketball) and has a +72 scoring differential.

The Hilltoppers average 73.3 points, 5.0 more than the Miners concede.

Western Kentucky knocks down 8.0 three-pointers per game (118th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 8.7 on average.

The Hilltoppers score 77.1 points per game at home, and 70.3 on the road.

Western Kentucky has fared worse offensively over its last 10 games, compiling 72.8 points per contest, 0.5 fewer points its than season average of 73.3.

Miners Key Players to Watch

Miners Leaders
Tae Hardy 29 12.8 2.6 1.8 1.2 0.3 1.3
Shamar Givance 29 10.6 3.7 4.1 2.0 0.2 1.1
Calvin Solomon 29 9.0 6.0 2.0 2.0 0.5 0.0
Mario McKinney 20 8.9 3.8 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.4
Otis Frazier III 26 7.6 4.0 0.6 0.9 0.3 0.6

Hilltoppers Key Players to Watch

Hilltoppers Leaders
Dayvion McKnight 29 16.7 5.1 3.9 1.7 0.1 0.6
Emmanuel Akot 27 10.5 3.8 2.5 0.5 0.2 1.2
Jairus Hamilton 29 10.2 5.3 1.4 0.8 0.1 1.3
Dontaie Allen 22 9.6 2.9 0.5 0.4 0.2 1.8
Luke Frampton 20 9.5 2.6 1.7 0.9 0.2 2.5

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.