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Men’s Basketball Preview #12/12: UTEP

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Game 1: #12/12 Texas (0-0, 0-0 Big 12) vs. UTEP (0-0, 0-0 C-USA)

First game at the Moody Center

Monday, November 7, 2022 – 8:00 p.m. Central

Moody Center (10,763) – Austin, TX

GameDay Quick Facts

• TELEVISION: The game will be nationally televised by Longhorn Network. Lowell Galindo (pxp) and Lance Blanks (analyst) will call the action.
• RADIO: The Longhorn IMG Radio Network streams every UT game on the national network. Craig Way (pxp) and Eddie Oran (analyst) will call the action. Check TexasSports.com for a list of affiliates offering the game.

• SERIES: UTEP leads, 3-1. Last meeting: UTEP 92-88 (Dec. 29, 1991; El Paso).

Notables

• BLESS THE MOOD: The Longhorns officially move into the $375 million Moody Center, Texas Basketball’s new home for the upcoming 2022-23 season.

• FOR OPENERS: The Horns have won 19 of their last 20 season openers and are 96-20 overall in their previous 116 season openers. UT has won 20 straight home openers and is 101-15 in all home openers.

• SAY HELLO: The Longhorns add a pair of transfers in Tyrese Hunter (State of Iowa) and Rice Sir’Jabari (New Mexico State), both of whom led their former teams to victories in the NCAA Tournament last year. Texas also hosts a four-man freshman class that is ranked as the No. 5 recruiting class in the nation (Rivals and 247 Sports).