Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 69

(13-12, 8-7 WAC)

UTEP 89

(22-7, 12-4 WAC)

    9:05 PM ET, February 25, 2005

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    LT 32 3769
    UTEP 43 4689

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: P. Millsap 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    UTEP: O. Thomas 23 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    UTEP 89, Louisiana Tech 69

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Omar Thomas has 23 points and 12 rebounds to lead UTEP past Louisiana Tech 89-69 on Friday night.

    Giovanni St. Amant scored 18 points and Miguel Ayala had 17 points off the bench for UTEP (22-7, 12-4 Western Athletic Conference), which remains in second place in the WAC standings.

    Thomas was 12-of-12 from the foul line and also had four steals.

    Paul Millsap scored 23 points and Donnell Allick had 15 points to lead Louisiana Tech (13-12, 8-7). Wayne Powell grabbed 12 rebounds.

    Louisiana Tech has lost three straight and falls to fourth place in the WAC with the loss.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    UTEP
    Points 69 89
    FG Made-Attempted 27-58 (.466) 29-60 (.483)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-18 (.278) 13-24 (.542)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 18-21 (.857)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 25

    2004-05 Season

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