Texas-El Paso vs Houston

Houston 79, UTEP 61

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HOUSTON (AP) - TaShawn Thomas scored 24 points and pulled down 11 rebounds, Danuel House added 19 points and Houston rolled to a 79-61 victory over UTEP on Wednesday night.

Thomas was 10 of 19 from the floor and also dished out seven assists for the Cougars (15-8, 4-6 Conference USA), who shot 55 percent from the floor and outrebounded UTEP 36-22. Jherrod Stiggers chipped in 13 points off the bench, and Joseph Young had 12.

Julian Washburn led the Miners (13-10, 6-4) with 17 points. UTEP had won four of the previous five meetings between the schools.

Houston never trailed after the opening minutes and led 43-29 at halftime. The Miners pulled within 66-58 on Washburn's fast-break layup with 6:12 to play, but the Cougars closed the game on a 13-3 run.

Houston was 9 of 13 from 3-point range, including 7 of 10 in the first half.

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Scoreboard
Texas-El Paso (13-10)293261
Houston (15-8) «433679

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Texas-El Paso Miners
J. Washburn, F386-113-463017
C. Lang, F264-40-34018
J. Bohannon, C303-85-653411
K. Tucker, G323-62-211410
J. Streeter, G311-62-22524
M. Moore213-70-11116
C. Cooper120-22-23022
C. Washburn60-00-00040
T. Howard20-10-00000
J. Ragland21-20-00003
Totals 21-4714-2022131861
 44.7%70% 
Houston Cougars
T. Thomas, F3610-194-6117224
D. House, F305-66-854019
M. McLean, F82-20-11024
J. Young, G373-64-642112
T. Womack, G201-30-00543
J. Stiggers194-72-380213
V. Izundu141-10-00012
L. Barnes120-00-16110
B. Morris120-20-00030
J. Thompson90-20-00000
L. Gibson31-10-01002
Totals 27-4916-2536191679
 55.1%64% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-214
Marshall0-08-3168
Old Dominion0-08-359
La. Tech0-07-489
So. Miss0-07-4257
UAB0-07-4190
Western Ky.0-07-466
FAU0-06-4108
North Texas0-07-5256
UT-San Antonio0-07-5240
FIU0-05-6281
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6212
Rice0-03-8293

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati0-09-260
Houston0-09-273
Wichita St.0-08-212
SMU0-08-397
Memphis0-07-3130
Temple0-07-313
Tulane0-07-392
UCF0-07-345
UConn0-07-3112
Tulsa0-07-4163
E. Carolina0-05-4328
So. Florida0-05-6323
 
Other games
CHAR 71 Final
BUTL 67
NEB 47 Final
IND 76
DEP 78 Final
ND 82
SYR 58 Final
UCONN 66
MIAMI 74 Final
FSU 68
OKST 91 Final
TXTCH 67
UCF 71 Final
MEMP 93
UNC 68 Final
DUKE 73
NMEX 54 Final
FRESNO 48
SDSU 60 Final
CSU 66
ORE 65 Final
WASH 52