Scores

Final

Tulane 71

(6-13, 1-5 C-USA)

UTEP 84

(14-5, 5-1 C-USA)

9:05 PM ET, January 27, 2010

Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

1 2 T
TULN 23 4871
UTEP 37 4784

Top Performers

Tulane: K. Richard 18 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

UTEP: J. Stone 4 Pts, 13 Reb, 9 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

UTEP 84, Tulane 71

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Jeremy Williams and Christian Polk scored 21 points each to lead UTEP to an 84-71 victory over Tulane Wednesday night.

Randy Culpepper had 14 points and Claude Britten 12 on 6-for-6 shooting for the Miners (14-5, 5-1 Conference USA). Britten played just nine minutes because of foul trouble.

UTEP shot 54 percent from the field in the game and opened up a 22-point lead just past the midway point of the second half. Williams was 11-for-12 from the free-throw line and Julyan Stone grabbed 13 rebounds for the Miners.

Kris Richard led the Green Wave (6-13, 1-5) with 18 points. Kendall Timmons had 14 and Asim McQueen 10.

Williams and Polk each scored 11 points in the first half as UTEP raced to a 37-23 lead at the break. Tulane never led in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TULN
UTEP
Points 71 84
FG Made-Attempted 29-68 (.426) 29-54 (.537)
3P Made-Attempted 3-15 (.200) 5-21 (.238)
FT Made-Attempted 10-16 (.625) 21-29 (.724)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 20

2009-10 Season

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