Texas-El Paso vs Marshall

Marshall 76, UTEP 60

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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - Dennis Tinnon posted his seventh double-double of the season as Marshall used two big runs to defeat Texas-El Paso 76-60 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.

Tinnon scored 15 points, 13 in the second half, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the Thundering Herd snap a two-game skid.

Trailing 22-13 with 9:24 to go until halftime, Marshall (10-4) went on an 18-4 run to take a five-point lead at the 3:52 mark.

After the Miners (7-8) got to 33-32, the Thundering Herd used a 17-4 spurt spanning both halves to push the lead into double figures for good.

Shaquille Johnson added 12 points for Marshall, DeAndre Kane and Nigel Spikes had 10 each and Damier Pitts had seven points and six assists.

The Thundering Herd had a 42-23 rebounding advantage.

Julian Washburn led UTEP with 15 points and Jacques Streeter added 12 points and six assists.

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Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Streeter, F304-84-426212
G. McCulley, F233-60-02356
J. Bohannon, C285-111-162411
J. Washburn, G336-122-341115
M. Perez, G292-53-43008
C. Lang183-30-12056
C. Cooper160-40-00200
J. Ragland120-30-00100
D. Campbell81-10-21002
K. Perry30-00-00010
Totals 24-5310-1523151860
 45.3%66.7% 
Marshall Thundering Herd
D. Tinnon, F285-95-6104015
R. Goff, F131-21-21153
D. Kane, G355-120-053210
S. Johnson, G313-84-451312
D. Pitts, G302-72-23627
N. Spikes235-90-080110
D. Pena203-40-00219
J. Hanner123-72-46108
J. Kambola30-00-00000
Y. Mbao30-00-01000
C. Martin21-10-01002
Totals 28-5914-1842181476
 47.5%77.8% 
Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.4-017-272
Grand Canyon2-112-7180
Cal-Baker.2-111-7176
UMKC2-29-11181
Seattle1-29-9303
Utah Valley1-28-9222
UT-Rio Grande Valley1-39-12280
Chicago St.1-36-15250

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.6-016-324
La. Tech5-113-6196
UAB5-112-7126
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
So. Miss3-36-12338
UTEP2-34-13346
Rice2-412-7167
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-55-12335
North Texas0-66-12292
FIU0-64-15347
 
Other games
MU 70 Final
GTOWN 73
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
MRST 76
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final
PROV 73