Scores

Final

Houston Baptist 71

(6-14, 0-3 Southland)

UT Pan American 81

(7-16, 2-1 WAC)

    8:00 PM ET, January 28, 2012

    UTPA Fieldhouse, Edinburg, Texas

    1 2 T
    HBU 37 3471
    UTPA 40 4181

    Top Performers

    Houston Baptist: T. Bembry 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    UT Pan American: B. Provost 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Texas-Pan American 81, Houston Baptist 71

    Associated Press

    EDINBURG, Texas -- Brandon Provost tied his career high with 23 points as Texas-Pan American broke open a close game in the second half for an 81-71 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday night.

    Jared Maree added 14 points and Earl Jefferson had a career-high 13 for the Broncs (7-16, 2-1 Great West), whose seven victories are their most in three seasons.

    Terry Bembry led the Huskies (6-13, 0-3) with 17 points. Tyler Russell scored 16 and Marcus Davis 15 as Houston Baptist dropped its fourth in a row.

    Texas-Pan American led 55-54 before exploding with a 12-2 spurt to forge a 67-56 lead with 6:11 left. The Broncs extended the edge to 76-60 with 3:48 remaining.

    The Huskies shot 53.2 percent (25 of 47) in a losing effort.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    HBU
    UTPA
    Points 71 81
    FG Made-Attempted 25-47 (.532) 25-55 (.455)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-8 (.500) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-20 (.850) 23-32 (.719)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 16

    2011-12 Season

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