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.