New UTEP head basketball coach Tim Floyd posed for a photo shoot for the El Paso Times in the Don Haskins Center Wednesday, April 28. Floyd. 56, walked into a familiar arena - formerly known as the Special Events Center when he served as an assistant coach there under legendary coach Don Haskins from 1978 to 1986. He was named head coach of the Miners March 30.
Staff writer Zahira Torres takes readers inside the high-dollar world of college basketball with a look at what new UTEP coach Tim Floyd could make. Her story is also chock full of details about former coach Tony Barbee's contract. Barbee recently left UTEP for Auburn. See the story in Sunday's print edition of the El Paso Times.