Scores

Final

Norfolk State 56

(1-9, 0-1 MEAC)

UTEP 93

(8-2, 6-1 home)

    9:00 PM ET, December 28, 2009

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    NORF 21 3556
    UTEP 56 3793

    Top Performers

    Norfolk St: M. Deloach 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    UTEP: R. Culpepper 24 Pts, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    UTEP 93, Norfolk St. 56

    Associated Press

    EL PASO, Texas -- Randy Culpepper scored 24 points and Derrick Caracter finished with 15 points and 15 rebounds as UTEP defeated Norfolk State 93-56 in the first round of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational on Monday night.

    The Miners (8-2) shot 59 percent in the first half to take control of the game and build a 56-21 lead.

    Michael Deloach scored 18 points to lead the Spartans (1-9).

    Arnett Moultrie added 19 points and Claude Britten 10 for UTEP, which shot only 27 percent in the second half but was never threatened.

    The Miners will play either Air Force or Niagara in the invitational championship game Tuesday.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NORF
    UTEP
    Points 56 93
    FG Made-Attempted 20-50 (.400) 33-76 (.434)
    3P Made-Attempted 0-11 (.000) 5-21 (.238)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-27 (.593) 22-28 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 44

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