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Texas-El Paso vs Houston

Houston 79, UTEP 61

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HOUSTON (AP) - TaShawn Thomas scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, Danuel House added 19 points and Houston rolled to a 79-61 victory over UTEP on Wednesday night.

Thomas was 10 of 19 from the floor and also dished out seven assists for the Cougars (15-8, 4-6 Conference USA), who shot 55 percent from the floor and outrebounded UTEP 36-22. Jherrod Stiggers chipped in 13 points off the bench, and Joseph Young had 12.

Julian Washburn led the Miners (13-10, 6-4) with 17 points. UTEP had won four of the previous five meetings between the schools.

Houston never trailed after the opening minutes and led 43-29 at halftime. The Miners pulled within 66-58 on Washburn's fast-break layup with 6:12 to play, but the Cougars closed the game on a 13-3 run.

Houston was 9 of 13 from 3-point range, including 7 of 10 in the first half.

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Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F386-113-463017
C. Lang, F264-40-34018
J. Bohannon, C303-85-653411
K. Tucker, G323-62-211410
J. Streeter, G311-62-22524
M. Moore213-70-11116
C. Cooper120-22-23022
C. Washburn60-00-00040
T. Howard20-10-00000
J. Ragland21-20-00003
Totals 21-4714-2022131861
 44.7%70% 
Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F3610-194-6117224
D. House, F305-66-854019
M. McLean, F82-20-11024
J. Young, G373-64-642112
T. Womack, G201-30-00543
J. Stiggers194-72-380213
V. Izundu141-10-00012
L. Barnes120-00-16110
B. Morris120-20-00030
J. Thompson90-20-00000
L. Gibson31-10-01002
Totals 27-4916-2536191679
 55.1%64% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB11-221-599
Middle Tenn.10-318-782
Marshall9-313-12132
La. Tech8-419-6114
Old Dominion7-514-11177
UTEP7-615-11209
Charlotte6-610-15231
FIU6-712-14259
FAU5-87-19283
Western Ky.4-812-13201
North Texas4-89-16297
Rice4-89-16272
So. Miss4-87-16293
UT-San Antonio2-114-22346

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU9-321-313
Temple9-315-856
Cincinnati9-419-763
UConn8-418-741
Houston8-518-790
Tulsa8-516-944
Memphis5-714-11137
UCF5-711-12195
Tulane3-1010-16238
E. Carolina2-1010-15183
So. Florida2-105-20230
 
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BUTL 67
NEB 47 Final
IND 76
DEP 78 Final
ND 82
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MEMP 93
UNC 68 Final
DUKE 73
NMEX 54 Final
FRES 48
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