There are roughly 10 days left in the spring signing period and UTEP is still checking things out. The final day is May 16.
The Miners, of course, were all set until Michael Perez unexpectedly left the team.
Now there is a spot available but Miner coach Tim Floyd said they will only sign a player if they feel they can get someone who can help them right away — or just land a special player. There is, obviously, no rush.
Coaches cannot comment on recruits but there were rumblings about a trio of recruits visiting this weekend.
UTEP is going to be a good basketball team next year — and an even better one in two years.
On another topic, it has been a tough spring for Floyd. He lost his mother after a long illness and then his wife Beverly lost her father. Condolences to the family.