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.