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
UTEP scored 21 points off Panhandle State's 17 turnovers.
UTEP shot 46 percent from the field to 28 percent for Panhandle
The Miners led 37-21 at the half.