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
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU15-327-712
Tulsa14-423-1145
Temple13-526-1134
Cincinnati13-523-1137
UConn10-820-1577
Memphis10-818-1483
Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273
 
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NEB 47 Final
MICH 62
BUTL 72 Final
STJO 66
UGA 44 Final
FLA 77
IAST 89 Final
KAN 97
SYR 72 Final
PROV 66
LOU 73 Final
SHU 58
GT 70 Final
NCST 83
SILL 76 Final
WICH 82
MINN 84 Final
ILL 67
UNLV 60 Final
NMEX 65
SDSU 65 Final
FRES 62