Houston vs Texas-El Paso

UTEP 63, Houston 53

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) - John Bohannon had 24 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots as UTEP defeated Houston 63-53 Wednesday night.

Bohannon hit 8 of 14 field goals and was 8 for 10 at the free-throw line for the Miners (15-12, 8-5 Conference USA). Cedrick Lang added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Joseph Young scored 23 points for Houston (15-11, 4-9). TaShawn Thomas, who had scored at least 20 points in four straight games, was held to nine points.

The Cougars shot better than the Miners from the field (38 percent to 35 percent) and the 3-point line (4 for 11 compared to 4 for 21). But Houston committed 17 turnovers and was outrebounded 40-31.

UTEP was on top 25-12 in the early going en route to a 36-25 halftime lead. Houston got within 43-41 with 7:08 remaining before the Miners closed the game on a 20-12 run.

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Scoreboard
Houston (15-11)252853
Texas-El Paso (15-12) «362763

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Houston Cougars
D. House, F290-72-44322
T. Thomas, F293-63-48239
M. McLean, F140-01-21041
J. Young, G317-156-821023
T. Womack, G292-61-23325
J. Stiggers202-52-23117
V. Izundu192-20-00044
B. Morris121-20-00202
L. Barnes100-20-02040
J. Richardson40-00-00020
L. Gibson30-00-01010
J. Jones00-00-00000
Totals 17-4515-2231122353
 37.8%68.2% 
Texas-El Paso Miners
C. Lang, F253-74-6100110
J. Bohannon, C368-148-10173324
J. Streeter, G360-51-22701
K. Tucker, G260-42-20232
J. Washburn, G192-62-23146
C. Cooper183-60-01018
J. Ragland133-91-22009
C. Washburn130-13-64013
M. Moore80-10-00000
M. Moore60-10-00030
Totals 19-5421-3040131663
 35.2%70% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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MICH 78 Final
PSU 84
GTOWN 79 Final
UCONN 78
VT 58 Final
MIAMI 76
USF 44 Final
PITT 64
OKST 64 Final
TCU 47
STJOE 53 Final
STL 70
LOU 79 Final
DEP 58
ARIZ 78 Final
USC 89
SDSU 60 Final
NMEX 70