Scores

Final

Sam Houston 65

(7-6, 2-3 away)

UTEP 74

(12-3, 10-1 home)

4:00 PM ET, January 2, 2011

Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

1 2 T
SHSU 32 3365
UTEP 32 4274

Top Performers

Sam Houston State: G. Clavell 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

UTEP: R. Culpepper 31 Pts, 8 Reb

UTEP 74, Sam Houston St. 65

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Randy Culpepper scored 23 of his 31 points in the second half to help UTEP pull away for a 74-65 victory over Sam Houston State on Sunday.

Julyan Stone added 12 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for the Miners (12-3), who matched the school record for most wins entering conference play. Christian Polk had 13 points.

Gilberto Clavell led the Bearkats (7-6) with 21 points, and Marcus Williams had 11.

After Gabe McCulley's layup with 10:03 remaining gave UTEP its largest lead, 58-46, Clavell fueled a 9-0 run by Sam Houston State with six points to make it 58-55 with 7:16 to play. The Bearkats never got any closer, and the Miners held on to win their 10th straight at home.

UTEP trailed by 10 early before ending the first half with a 17-7 run to tie it at 32 entering intermission.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SHSU
UTEP
Points 65 74
FG Made-Attempted 25-62 (.403) 29-53 (.547)
3P Made-Attempted 7-17 (.412) 5-13 (.385)
FT Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 11-19 (.579)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 10 12

2010-11 Season

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