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Houston vs Texas-El Paso

UTEP 67, Houston 62

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - Gabriel McCulley scored 18 points and UTEP defeated Houston 67-62 in overtime in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament on Wednesday night.

The Miners (15-16) were 3 of 4 in the extra period, while Houston went just 2 of 9.

Tied at 60 with 3:11 to play, UTEP scored seven straight starting with McCulley's 3. After a John Bohannon layup, the eighth-seeded Miners went 2 of 6 from the free-throw line to advance to the semifinals against No. 1 seed Memphis on Thursday.

Houston (15-15) went 1 of 6 from the field and 0 of 2 from the free-throw line during the final 3 minutes.

Bohannon finished with 16 points, Michael Perez added 14 and Julian Washburn had 10 for the Miners, who snapped a three-game skid.

The Cougars were led by Alandise Harris with 25 points and 12 rebounds, and TaShawn Thomas with 15 points and 10 rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Houston (15-15)2533462
Texas-El Paso (15-16) «2137967
HOU:A. Harris 25 Pts
HOU:A. Harris 12 Reb
HOU:J. Simmons 5 Ast
TXEP:G. McCulley 18 Pts
TXEP:G. McCulley 8 Reb
TXEP:J. Streeter 2 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
HoustonTexas-El Paso
HOU
Alandise Harris
TXEP
Gabriel McCulley
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
251211881
Houston Cougars
J. Simmons, F413-122-235410
J. Young, G405-160-070310
D. Thibodeaux, G390-60-02310
A. Harris, F3811-161-4121525
T. Thomas, F306-103-9101315
J. Thompson, G200-40-01410
L. Gibson, F141-40-02022
J. Jones, G30-00-00100
K. Van Slyke, FDid Not Play
M. McLean, FDid Not Play
R. Stevenson, FDid Not Play
D. Brooks, GDid Not Play
L. Barnes, GDid Not Play
J. Stiggers, GDid Not Play
Totals 26-686-1537151962
 38.2%40.0% 
Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F423-104-452010
M. Perez, G405-93-662314
J. Bohannon, C367-162-252416
G. McCulley, G-F346-94-781318
J. Streeter, G342-40-13244
C. Lang, F201-22-26114
C. Cooper, G190-31-24011
T. Tafoya, GDid Not Play
K. Perry, FDid Not Play
D. Campbell, GDid Not Play
T. Jacobs, GDid Not Play
M. Moore, FDid Not Play
D. Nelson, G-FDid Not Play
J. Ragland, G-FDid Not Play
H. Vint, CDid Not Play
Totals 24-5316-2438101667
 45.3%66.7% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Tulane0-09-1163
SMU0-08-383
Cincinnati0-07-364
Temple0-07-461
Houston0-05-3198
Memphis0-06-4137
UCF0-06-4238
Tulsa0-06-585
Connecticut0-04-479
E. Carolina0-05-6252
So. Florida0-05-6183

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Grand Canyon0-06-7268
Seattle0-05-6299
UT-Pan Am0-05-6229
New Mex. St.0-04-8194
UMKC0-04-8274
Utah Valley0-03-7242
Chicago St.0-03-10331
Cal-Baker.0-02-10344
 
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