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UTEP 69, Panhandle State 44

12/12/2004 - UTEP Miners

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Jason Williams scored 18 points and Omar
Thomas added 17 to lead Texas-El Paso to a 69-44 victory over
Panhandle State on Sunday.

Williams hit 6-of-9 from the field, including both of his
3-pointers, and hit all four of his free throws, but he committed
11 turnovers. Panhandle State couldn't capitalize, however, getting
only 10 points off turnovers.

Thomas was 5-of-12 from the field and 7-of-9 from the free throw
line. He also had 10 rebounds for UTEP (5-2).

Eddie Moss led Panhandle State (2-9) with 17 points, 15 of those
on 3-pointers.

UTEP scored 21 points off Panhandle State's 17 turnovers.

UTEP shot 46 percent from the field to 28 percent for Panhandle
State.

The Miners led 37-21 at the half.