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Giilyard leads UTEP past feisty DII Eastern New Mexico 66-59

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Evan Gilyard tied a career-high with 29 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds and UTEP fought off pesky Division II-member Eastern New Mexico 66-59 on Monday night.

Darius Sawyer's jumper with 13:40 remaining put the Greyhounds ahead 47-44. Paul Thomas countered with a 3-pointer to tie it, Gilyard made two free throws and UTEP (2-2) never trailed again. Gilyard's jumper seven minutes later made it 57-52, but Devin Pullum's 3 and a layup from Chukuka Emili tied it with 4:49 to go.

The Greyhounds didn't score in a three-minute stretch and the Miners used a 6-0 run to seal the win. Efe Odigie grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and scored 14 points and Paul Thomas added 11 rebounds. UTEP had a 50-35 edge on the glass.

Maurice Coleman led Eastern New Mexico with 13 points and Pullum scored 10.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo E. New Mexico 273259
home team logo UTEP 2-2 333366
Team Stats
away team logo E. New Mexico PPG RPG APG
home team logo UTEP 2-2 64.8 PPG 39.8 RPG 10.8 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
3
E. Gilyard 14.3 PPG 3.1 RPG 1.7 APG 39.9 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB