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% 
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Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UAB16-226-783
Middle Tenn.13-525-1078
La. Tech12-623-9122
Old Dominion12-622-13140
Marshall12-617-16128
UTEP10-819-14214
Charlotte9-914-19234
Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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