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Preview: Ascending the Mine

Nick Lamaison (US Presswire)

Having played tough tests at home against No.4 Oklahoma and at Ole Miss, UTEP coach Mike Price finally saw what his team was about in a 41-28 victory over New Mexico State. With a confident senior quarterback and a talented running back nearing full heath, the Miners are hitting their peak before their game against the Badgers.

MADISON - As his 2012 nonconference schedule was in its final stages of completion, head coach Mike Price knew it had the potential to be one of the toughest in the school's history. That's just the way he envisioned and wanted it. With most mid-major schools utilizing the out-of-conference games to prepare them for the conference season, Price wanted to see what his program was made out of...

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