EL PASO, Texas -

UTEP (24-7) will make its first appearance in the WNIT when it hosts Arkansas State (22-11) at 7 p.m. today at the Don Haskins Center.

Tickets are $4 for UTEP students, $6 for general admission and $8 for floor seats. Tickets may be bought at the UTEP Ticket Center or by calling 915-747-5234.

The winner will advance to play Saint Mary’s California or CSU Bakersfield. The Miners received an at-large bid to the event, joining five other Conference USA squads. C-USA led all leagues with Charlotte, East Carolina, Old Dominion, Southern Miss and Tulane.