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Houston vs Texas-El Paso

UTEP 70, Houston 50


EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Gabriel McCulley scored 22 points and UTEP used a 19-5 second-half run to pull away from Houston en route to a 70-50 victory Saturday.

Julian Washburn added 19 points for the Miners (8-8, 1-1 Conference USA), and John Bohannon had 14 points and 11 rebounds.

Joseph Young led Houston (9-6, 1-1) with 14 points.

UTEP led 38-37 when McCulley hit a 3-pointer with 14:47 remaining to start the 19-5 run. McCulley added another 3 at the 12:17 mark - he was 3 for 3 beyond the arc in the game - as the Miners pulled away for a 57-42 lead with 7:02 left in the game.

UTEP shot 61 percent from the field and outrebounded the Cougars 35-20. The Miners have won 17 of their last 18 home games against Conference USA opponents and are 40-8 in conference home games since joining C-USA for the 2005-06 season.

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Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F254-81-32229
A. Harris, F201-50-02132
J. Simmons, G323-70-02136
D. Thibodeaux, G321-20-04212
J. Thompson, G313-90-02418
J. Young285-101-212114
L. Gibson182-30-03124
K. Van Slyke132-60-03035
J. Jones10-00-00000
Totals 21-502-520131650
Texas-El Paso Miners
G. McCulley, F309-111-134122
J. Bohannon, C286-102-5113314
J. Washburn, G359-120-031219
J. Streeter, G301-31-23343
J. Ragland, G131-20-02202
C. Cooper261-30-03302
C. Lang222-62-67206
D. Campbell161-20-00122
Totals 30-496-1435191270
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