Scores

Final

Tulsa 66

(7-14, 3-9 WAC)

UTEP 78

(17-4, 8-3 WAC)

    9:05 PM ET, February 7, 2004

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    TULSA 33 3366
    UTEP 41 3778

    Tulsa 78, UTEP 66

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Fili Rivera scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half as Texas-El Paso beat Tulsa 78-66 Saturday night.

    Rivera was 8-of-13 from the floor and had six rebounds and four steals for UTEP (17-4, 8-3 WAC). Roy Smallwood added 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Miners.

    Anthony Price led Tulsa (7-14, 3-9) with 14 points. Jarius Glenn and Charles Ramsdell scored 10 points apiece. Tulsa's leading scorer, Jason Parker was held to eight points on 3-of-14 shooting.

    UTEP led 41-33 at halftime, then Rivera scored eight points in a 12-2 run to open the second half. The Miners built the lead up to 57-37 midway through the half and were never threatened.

    Omar Thomas scored 14 points for the Miners and Jason Williams added 12.

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