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-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20
 
Other games
CHARLO 71 Final
BUTLER 67
NEB 47 Final
IND 76
DEPAUL 78 Final
ND 82
SYR 58 Final
UCONN 66
MIAMI 74 Final
FSU 68
OKLAST 91 Final
TXTECH 67
UCF 71 Final
MEMP 93
UNC 68 Final
DUKE 73
NMEX 54 Final
FRESNO 48
SDSU 60 Final
COLOST 66
ORE 65 Final
WASH 52