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UTEP 69, San Jose State 65

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Jason Williams scored 25 points to lead
Texas-El Paso to a 69-65 victory over San Jose State on Saturday
night.

UTEP's victory extended its home winning streak in Western
Athletic Conference games to 12. The Miners (16-3, 6-1) got 24
points from their bench while San Jose State (4-12, 1-6) mustered
only two.

Williams was 10-of-15 from the floor, hit four 3-pointers and
grabbed eight rebounds. Stanley Branch added 14 points for UTEP.

Marquin Chandler led the Spartans with 20 points and 12
rebounds. Kareem Guilbeaux scored all of his 15 points on
3-pointers.

San Jose State has lost 10 of its last 11.

The win helped UTEP remain a half game behind first-place Nevada
in the WAC standings.