Scores

Final

Texas Southern 59

(1-6, 0-5 away)

UTEP 82

(4-1, 3-0 home)

    9:05 PM ET, December 3, 2005

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    TXSO 36 2359
    UTEP 37 4582

    Top Performers

    Texas Southern: S. Walker 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    UTEP: J. Tofi 25 Pts, 13 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

    UTEP 82, Texas Southern 59

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- John Tofi had 25 points and 13 rebounds to lead UTEP past Texas Southern 82-59 on Saturday night.

    Stefon Jackson scored 14 points off the bench and Jason Williams added 11 for UTEP (4-1), which led by just one at halftime but held the Tigers to 27 percent shooting in the second half. The Miners led by as many as 26 and shot 61 percent from the floor in the second half.

    Sean Walker scored 16 points and Sollie Norwood had 14 for Texas Southern (1-6). Walker also had seven rebounds and hit three 3-pointers.

    Tofi was 10-of-17 from the field and 5-of-7 from the foul line. He also had four steals for UTEP, which scored 27 points off 21 turnovers by the Tigers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TXSO
    UTEP
    Points 59 82
    FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 30-57 (.526)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 6-16 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-17 (.765) 16-25 (.640)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 23

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