Scores

Final

Oregon State 63

(17-18, 8-11 Pac-12)

UTEP 70

(23-13, 10-6 C-USA)

    10:00 PM ET, April 1, 2009

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    ORST 35 2863
    UTEP 30 4070

    Top Performers

    Oregon State: R. Schaftenaar 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Blk

    UTEP: S. Jackson 28 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl

    UTEP stops Oregon St. to even best-of-three CBI final

    Associated Press

    EL PASO, Texas -- Stefon Jackson scored 28 points, nine during a critical second-half run, and UTEP beat Oregon State 70-63 in the second game of the College Basketball Invitational Championship series on Wednesday night.

    The Miners (23-13) trailed 44-40 with 10:55 to play when Jackson sparked a 14-2 run with a three-point play.

    Randy Culpepper scored 17 points and gave the Miners a 46-44 lead on a 3-pointer.

    Jackson scored the next six points to give his team the lead for good after an Oregon State basket.

    Roeland Schaftenaar led the Beavers (17-18) with 17 points. Oregon State was down 56-55 with 4:52 remaining but UTEP fended them off by scoring the next seven points, including four from Jackson.

    Game 3 is Friday in El Paso.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ORST
    UTEP
    Points 63 70
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 23-53 (.434)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-26 (.269) 2-12 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-11 (.727) 22-37 (.595)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 8

    Series

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Mar 30, 2009 @ORST 75, UTEP 69Recap
    » Apr 1, 2009 @UTEP 70, ORST 63Recap
    Apr 3, 2009 ORST 81, @UTEP 73Recap