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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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
Cincinnati14-125-314
SMU14-124-419
Houston10-519-859
UConn9-614-13106
UCF9-718-1091
Memphis8-718-10113
Tulsa7-813-14116
E. Carolina5-1013-15226
Temple5-1114-15114
Tulane2-135-22281
So. Florida1-157-20293

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.14-124-431
La. Tech13-321-8122
Old Dominion10-517-10132
UTEP10-512-15260
Rice9-619-9182
Marshall8-715-13127
UAB8-715-13178
Western Ky.7-813-15220
UT-San Antonio7-812-16300
Charlotte6-912-14233
FAU5-109-17288
So. Miss5-118-20336
North Texas2-138-19332
FIU2-136-22340
 
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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