Court mobbing has a time-honored history at UTEP, too.
Jim was a Gem of the Gym (March 2022)
If you’re a UTEP basketball fan who loves defense and rebounding, you well know the name of a Don Haskins favorite — Jim Forbes.
Whir Dey Iz Dept.? — Scott English (March 2022)
In the early 1970s, Scott English was one of the most accomplished all-around athletes in the nation. Signed out of California by UTEP basketball coach Don Haskins, English was a multiple-year finalist in the NCAA high jump championships for Coach Wayne Vandenburg.
Sign of the Times: Transfer Rules Trump Loyalty (June 2021)
Once the NCAA allowed athletes to move from one school to another, without penalty, the so-called “transfer portal” changed the very core of college athletics. Forget loyalty and commitment.
Tough But True — Don Haskins Treated All His Players the Same — Like Crap (February 2019)
My associations with Hall of Fame basketball coach Don Haskins consisted mostly of watching his practice sessions. At Memorial Gym on campus where the Miners practiced, I once sat with (Western Athletic Conference basketball official) Moose Stubing.