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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Scoreboard
Houston (15-11)252853
Texas-El Paso (15-12) «362763

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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
Wichita St.0-08-112
Cincinnati0-08-262
Houston0-08-268
Memphis0-07-2123
SMU0-08-372
Tulane0-07-3101
UCF0-07-348
UConn0-07-3106
Temple0-06-311
Tulsa0-06-4169
E. Carolina0-05-4332
So. Florida0-05-6329

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-114
La. Tech0-07-394
Marshall0-07-3178
Old Dominion0-07-365
FAU0-06-3107
So. Miss0-06-4269
UAB0-06-4189
Western Ky.0-06-451
North Texas0-06-5247
UT-San Antonio0-06-5248
FIU0-05-5249
Charlotte0-03-6331
UTEP0-03-6214
Rice0-03-7304
 
Other games
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