EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Jason Williams scored a game-high 20
points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Texas-El Paso to a 69-63 win
over Houston on Saturday night.
Williams also shot 2-of-2 from 3-point range and had four
assists. Miguel Ayala added 17 points for UTEP (18-7, 10-2
Conference USA), Will Kimble had 12 and Kevin Henderson added 11.
Kimble also had 10 rebounds for the Miners.Ramon Dyer and Oliver Lafayette each scored 19 points for
Houston (18-7, 8-4). Dyer had 10 rebounds and shot 5-of-10 from
3-point range, and Lafayette made 3 of 12 3-point attempts. Brian
Latham had a game-high six assists.UTEP shot 43 percent from the field and Houston shot 34 percent.UTEP led 31-27 at halftime.