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 (7-8)342660
Marshall (10-4) «393776

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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
Cal-Baker.12-225-1075
New Mex. St.11-328-659
Grand Canyon11-322-9131
UMKC8-618-17184
Utah Valley6-817-17205
Seattle5-913-17280
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-1210-22319
Chicago St.1-136-26317

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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