Scores

Final

UTEP 74

(5-2, 1-0 away)

New Mexico St 72

(2-5, 1-1 home)

    Coverage: FULLCT/ESPN3

    9:00 PM ET, November 30, 2010

    Pan American Center, Las Cruces, New Mexico

    1 2 T
    UTEP 40 3474
    NMSU 35 3772

    Top Performers

    UTEP: R. Culpepper 32 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    New Mexico State: T. Gillenwater 22 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    UTEP 74, New Mexico St. 72

    Associated Press

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Senior guard Randy Culpepper led UTEP with 32 points in a 74-72 victory over New Mexico State on Tuesday night.

    Culpepper scored 25 in the first half. He was 10 of 20 from the field and 5 of 10 from 3-point range for the Miners (5-2), who shot 50 percent. Claude Britten added 13 points and seven rebounds.

    Troy Gillenwater led the Aggies with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Christian Kabongo added 13 points.

    New Mexico State (2-5) trailed by 12, but Hernst Laroche trimmed it to 70-67 with 54.2 seconds left. UTEP went 4 of 6 from the foul line in the final 12.1 seconds to secure the win.

    Culpepper scored 14 straight and 16 of UTEP's final 20 points of the first half for a 40-35 lead. He went 8 of 12 in the first half; the rest of the team was 7 of 12.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTEP
    NMSU
    Points 74 72
    FG Made-Attempted 27-54 (.500) 25-61 (.410)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 15-26 (.577)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2010-11 Season

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