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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SMU15-327-712
Tulsa14-423-1145
Temple13-526-1134
Cincinnati13-523-1137
UConn10-820-1577
Memphis10-818-1483
Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La. Tech15-327-958
Old Dominion13-527-846
UTEP13-522-1178
Western Ky.12-620-12117
UAB12-620-16129
Middle Tenn.9-919-17139
FIU8-1016-17217
UT-San Antonio8-1014-16237
North Texas8-1014-17224
Rice8-1012-20248
Charlotte7-1114-18211
Marshall7-1111-21296
So. Miss4-149-20283
FAU2-169-20303
 
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PSU 84
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CONN 78
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UM 76
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PITT 64
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LOU 79 Final
DEP 58
ARIZ 78 Final
USC 89
SDSU 60 Final
NMEX 70