Texas-El Paso vs East Carolina

UTEP 68, East Carolina 67

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - John Bohannon scored 23 points and McKenzie Moore sank a 3-pointer as time expired to help Texas-El Paso edge East Carolina 68-67 Saturday in Conference USA play.

UTEP (11-7, 4-1) trailed the entire second half but tied the game five times before Moore hit a jumper to knot it 65-all with 19 seconds showing.

East Carolina (12-7, 3-3) regained the lead, 67-65, on a Miguel Paul layup with 4 seconds left.

UTEP's Jacques Streeter took the ensuing inbounds pass, dished it off to Moore, who managed three dribbles before pulling up midway between the 3-point arc and half-court line for the game-winner.

It was Moore's third trey and the 14th for the Miners, shattering their previous game-high of nine.

UTEP has won 10 of its last 13 games after starting the season 1-4.

Paul led East Carolina with 20 points, but the Pirates couldn't overcome a 9-of-27 first-half shooting performance.

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Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F385-132-260312
C. Lang, F131-12-23014
M. Moore, G327-120-381217
J. Streeter, G311-40-02733
K. Tucker, G261-70-21122
J. Bohannon306-1311-1491423
C. Washburn173-51-48037
C. Cooper130-20-02100
Totals 24-5716-2741111868
 42.1%59.3% 
East Carolina Pirates
R. Sampson, F282-71-19125
T. Armstrong, F206-91-151513
M. Paul, G345-106-603120
P. Roberts-Campbell, G250-34-41214
C. Gaines, G201-40-06302
M. Kemp253-134-541410
M. Guilmette193-42-23258
A. Richmond191-50-01013
S. Bowden80-00-01020
P. Williams10-12-20002
M. Zangari10-10-00000
Totals 21-5720-2132132167
 36.8%95.2% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.5-015-321
La. Tech4-112-6225
UAB4-111-7128
UT-San Antonio4-19-9312
Old Dominion4-211-7125
Marshall4-211-881
Western Ky.3-39-10226
Rice2-312-6174
So. Miss2-35-12337
UTEP2-34-13346
Charlotte2-48-9227
FAU1-45-11325
North Texas0-56-11297
FIU0-54-14345

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati6-016-216
SMU5-115-432
UCF5-114-479
Tulsa4-110-7108
Houston4-214-563
Memphis3-213-5119
UConn2-37-10144
E. Carolina1-59-10223
Tulane1-54-14267
Temple1-610-1072
So. Florida0-66-11287
 
Other games
SYR 71 Final
NOVA 75
OHST 65 Final
PSU 51
ND 73 Final
USF 65
LOU 51 Final
GTOWN 53
MD 64 Final
DUKE 84
KSU 67 Final
IAST 73
MINN 44 Final
WISC 45
OKLA 54 Final
KAN 67
NMEX 34 Final
SDSU 55
VANDY 59 Final
MIZZ 81
TEMP 71 Final
BUTL 83
USC 50 Final
ARIZ 74
UNC 83 Final
NCST 91
WASH 76 Final
ORE 81
SF 52 Final
GONZ 66
MISS 63 Final
AUB 61
FLA 82 Final
MSST 47
LAS 69 Final
VCU 61
BRAD 39 Final
WICH 73