Colorado State vs Texas-El Paso

Colorado St. 56, UTEP 53

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Wes Eikmeier scored 16 points and Will Bell added 12 to lead Colorado State to a 56-53 victory against UTEP in the Sun Bowl Invitational on Wednesday night.

Pierce Hornung had eight points and eight rebounds for the Rams (8-4), who play Jacksonville State for the championship on Thursday. UTEP faces Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the consolation game.

Eikmeier's 3-pointer gave Colorado State a 56-50 lead with two minutes remaining. C.J. Cooper hit from behind the arc for the Miners (6-7) and had a potential game-tying 3-point shot with two seconds left, but it missed.

Gabriel McCulley scored 13 points for UTEP. Cooper added 11 points and Michael Perez 10.

The Rams have won six straight against the Miners, although the former Western Athletic Conference rivals had not met since 1998.

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Colorado State Rams
W. Bell, F326-100-141112
D. Green, G332-91-14115
W. Eikmeier, G287-80-026316
K. Sabas, G221-40-12032
D. Smith, G150-04-42144
P. Hornung282-34-58238
J. Carr191-10-01002
G. Smith182-72-23027
T. Williams50-00-00020
Totals 21-4211-1427111956
 50%78.6% 
Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F342-50-12146
G. McCulley, F296-70-041213
J. Bohannon, C272-52-45036
J. Streeter, G370-22-41402
M. Perez, G352-95-632210
C. Cooper214-80-023211
C. Lang151-23-44025
J. Ragland20-10-00010
Totals 17-3912-1924111653
 43.6%63.2% 
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
San Diego St14-427-926
Boise St.14-425-940
Colorado St.13-527-729
Wyoming11-725-1071
Utah St.11-718-13144
Fresno St.10-814-17183
UNLV8-1018-15114
New Mexico7-1115-16172
Air Force6-1214-17240
Nevada5-139-22306
San Jose St.0-182-28336

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.13-123-11103
Grand Canyon8-617-15274
UMKC8-614-19295
Seattle7-718-16280
Cal-Baker.7-714-19301
Utah Valley5-911-19308
UT-Pan Am4-1010-21334
Chicago St.4-108-24333
 
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Nwstern 54 Final
Ohio St 87
SHU 49 Final
Syracuse 75
GTOWN 71 Final
Louisville 68
Indiana 65 Final
Mich St 80
MOST 77 Final
CREI 65
LAM 64 Final
Kentucky 86
UConn 60 Final
S Florida 57
Miss St 52 Final
Baylor 54
CAR 75 Final
UNLV 124