How to Watch Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. UTEP Miners: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. UTEP Miners: Live Stream or on TV


C-USA action features the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (16-15, 8-12 C-USA) at home against the UTEP Miners (14-17, 7-13 C-USA) on Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at 6:30 PM ET.

Western Kentucky dropped its most recent game to North Texas, 67-33, on Saturday. Jamarion Sharp starred with eight points, plus 11 boards and zero assists. UTEP won its most recent game versus Middle Tennessee, 77-65, on Saturday. Shamar Givance led the way with 14 points, and also had five boards and seven assists.

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

This matchup between the Hilltoppers and Miners will take place on Wednesday, March 8, 2023. You should expect the opening tip at 6:30 PM ET.

Where to Watch Western Kentucky vs. UTEP

The Hilltoppers and Miners will hit the floor at FORD CENTER AT THE STAR for this matchup on March 8, and if you’d like to see the game 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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Western Kentucky Hilltoppers vs. UTEP Miners Game Preview

Western Kentucky Stats, Odds & Insights

Western Kentucky averages 72.0 points per game (177th in college basketball) while allowing 70.6 per outing (194th in college basketball). It has a +43 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 1.4 points per game.

The Hilltoppers are averaging 72.0 points, only 3.6 more than the 68.4 the Miners concede.

Western Kentucky knocks down 1.2 fewer threes per contest than the opposition, 7.6 (161st in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 8.8.

Offensively, the Hilltoppers have performed better at home this year, putting up 77.1 points per game, compared to 67.8 per game on the road.

In its last 10 games, Western Kentucky has been putting up 69.4 points per contest, an average that’s a little lower than the 72.0 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season.

UTEP Stats, Odds & Insights

UTEP scores 68.5 points per game (265th in college basketball) and allows 68.4 (127th in college basketball) for a +6 scoring differential overall.

The Miners’ 68.5 points per game are just 2.1 fewer than the Hilltoppers allow.

UTEP makes 4.9 three-pointers per game (354th in college basketball), 1.6 fewer than its opponents. It is shooting 29.1% from deep (358th in college basketball) and its opponents are shooting 33.1%.

In 2022-23 the Miners are scoring 3.3 more points per game at home (69.9) than on the road (66.6).

In its last 10 games, UTEP is scoring 69.0 points per contest, 0.5 more than its season average (68.5).

Hilltoppers Key Players to Watch

Hilltoppers Leaders
Dayvion McKnight 31 16.5 5.0 3.7 1.7 0.1 0.6
Emmanuel Akot 29 10.1 3.8 2.4 0.5 0.2 1.1
Jairus Hamilton 31 9.7 5.2 1.4 0.7 0.1 1.3
Luke Frampton 20 9.5 2.6 1.7 0.9 0.2 2.5
Dontaie Allen 24 9.1 2.8 0.5 0.5 0.2 1.7

Miners Key Players to Watch

Miners Leaders
Tae Hardy 31 12.7 2.7 1.8 1.2 0.3 1.4
Shamar Givance 31 10.8 3.8 4.3 2.0 0.2 1.2
Calvin Solomon 31 9.4 5.9 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.0
Mario McKinney 20 8.9 3.8 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.4
Otis Frazier III 28 7.7 4.0 0.6 0.9 0.3 0.6

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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.