East Carolina vs Texas-El Paso

UTEP 70, East Carolina 56


EL PASO, Texas (AP) - John Bohannon had 17 points and 14 rebounds and UTEP closed the game on an 18-6 run Wednesday night to defeat East Carolina 70-56.

The Miners (10-9, 3-2 Conference USA) led 52-50 with 8:25 left in the game, but pulled away when East Carolina missed all eight of its 3-point attempts, was 2 for 12 overall from the field and committed two turnovers down the stretch.

Gabriel McCulley added 16 points for UTEP, which shot 52 percent from the field and outrebounded the Pirates 39-19. Julian Washburn had 12 points and Michael Perez 10.

Maurice Kemp and Miguel Paul each had 14 points, and Darrius Morrow added 12 for East Carolina (9-8, 0-4), which has lost four straight.

The Pirates held brief leads on three occasions against UTEP - at 7-6, 42-41 and 45-43 - marking the first times at any point in the last four games they have been ahead on the scoreboard.

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East Carolina Pirates
D. Morrow, F386-120-070312
M. Kemp, F266-100-032214
M. Paul, G295-90-104414
E. Straughn, G281-60-01223
S. Bowden, G221-80-03113
P. Roberts-Campbell262-30-00206
C. Gaines171-30-03242
R. Sampson120-32-20122
D. Morales20-00-00000
Totals 22-542-319141856
Texas-El Paso Miners
G. McCulley, F316-104-470316
J. Bohannon, C347-93-5143017
J. Streeter, G371-73-43635
M. Perez, G363-92-221110
J. Washburn, G354-84-430112
C. Lang142-21-17135
D. Campbell91-11-11103
K. Perry20-10-00000
J. Ragland21-10-01002
Totals 25-4818-2139121170
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech12-320-8123
Old Dominion9-516-10137
Western Ky.7-713-14223
UT-San Antonio6-811-16302
So. Miss5-108-19336
North Texas2-128-18330

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.9-223-453
Grand Canyon8-319-9147
Utah Valley3-811-15236
UT-Rio Grande Valley2-910-18304
Chicago St.1-106-22316
Other games
MRST 66 Final
Mhead St 60
Cincinnati 70 Final
UConn 67
Indiana 69 Final
Nebraska 70
CREI 66 Final
Texas 80 Final
K-State 84
Miss St 68 Final
Ole Miss 75
SDSU 75 Final
N Mexico 70
TCU 78 Final
UNLV 101