UTEP 77, W. Carolina 65

EL PASO, Texas -- Randy Culpepper made all four of his 3-point attempts and scored 24 points to lead UTEP over Western Carolina 77-65 Saturday night.

Jeremy Williams and Julyan Stone scored 11 points each for the Miners (2-1). Williams also led the Miners with seven rebounds.

UTEP built a 37-30 lead at the half.

Western Carolina (1-2) got 18 points from Mike Williams.