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.13-123-11111
Grand Canyon11-327-792
Cal-Baker.11-324-9117
Seattle7-715-17287
Utah Valley6-812-18272
UMKC4-1012-19286
UT-Rio Grande Valley4-108-22337
Chicago St.0-144-28348

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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