Texas-El Paso vs Tulane

UTEP 66, Tulane 57

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Konner Tucker scored 14 points and Texas-El Paso defeated Tulane 66-57 Wednesday night in the Conference USA opener for both teams.

The Miners (7-6, 1-0), who led just 28-26 at halftime, outscored the Green Wave 38-31 in the second half. UTEP scored 18 of the first 23 points after the break to open up a 46-31 lead. Tulane (12-4, 0-1) would cut that lead to single digits with just under 4:00 left, but never got closer than five points.

Tucker's 14 points included 12 on four 3-pointers. The Miners were 6 of 13 from long range, Tulane just 3 of 14.

Overall, UTEP was 24 of 48 from the floor (50 percent) while the Green Wave hit just 20 of 60 shots (33.3 percent).

Julian Washburn chipped in 12 points for the Miners, and Jacques Streeter added 10 with six assists.

Ricky Tarrant led Tulane with 18 points.

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Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F405-132-260112
J. Bohannon, C192-31-23255
J. Streeter, G383-62-326010
K. Tucker, G364-92-232214
M. Moore, G243-53-69429
C. Lang184-60-15058
C. Cooper121-10-01112
J. Ragland101-30-02002
C. Washburn31-22-22024
Totals 24-4812-1838151866
 50%66.7% 
Tulane Green Wave
J. Davis, F403-123-59249
K. Timmons, F283-101-43018
T. Drye, F254-61-29029
J. Callahan, G372-80-05335
R. Tarrant, G355-157-810318
B. Cherry112-40-00214
K. Thomas91-10-00012
T. Bruha50-21-22021
L. Dabney50-10-00000
J. Hook50-11-22011
K. Mack00-00-00000
Totals 20-6014-233371857
 33.3%60.9% 
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

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231
 
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MICH 62
BUTL 72 Final
STJOE 66
UGA 44 Final
FLA 77
IAST 89 Final
KAN 97
SYR 72 Final
PROV 66
LOU 73 Final
SETON 58
GT 70 Final
NCST 83
SILL 76 Final
WICH 82
MINN 84 Final
ILL 67
UNLV 60 Final
NMEX 65
SDSU 65 Final
FRESNO 62