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% 
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
CHAR 71 Final
BUTL 67
NEB 47 Final
IND 76
DEP 78 Final
ND 82
SYR 58 Final
UCONN 66
MIAMI 74 Final
FSU 68
OKST 91 Final
TXTCH 67
UCF 71 Final
MEMP 93
UNC 68 Final
DUKE 73
NMEX 54 Final
FRESNO 48
SDSU 60 Final
CSU 66
ORE 65 Final
WASH 52