Scores

Final

Rice 53

(5-17, 1-7 C-USA)

UTEP 65

(13-8, 6-2 C-USA)

    9:00 PM ET, February 6, 2013

    Don Haskins Center, El Paso, Texas

    1 2 T
    RICE 21 3253
    UTEP 35 3065

    Top Performers

    Rice: A. Ramljak 10 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    UTEP: M. Moore 9 Pts, 7 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    UTEP 65, Rice 53

    Associated Press

    EL PASO, Texas -- C.J. Cooper had 14 points, John Bohannon added 11 and UTEP hit seven of its 10 3-pointers in the second half to secure a 65-53 win over Rice on Wednesday night.

    UTEP (13-8, 6-2 C-USA) shot 51.1 percent from the field and had 21 assists as a team. The Miners, which have won seven of their last nine contests, led 35-21 at halftime and led by as many as 19 in the second half.

    Julian Washburn scored 10 points and dished out four assists while McKenzie Moore had nine points, seven rebounds and seven assists for UTEP.

    Rice (5-17, 1-7) shot 41.2 percent from the floor but was 6 of 17 from beyond the arc. Tamir Jackson led all scorers for the Owls with 12 points, Max Guercy had 11 and Austin Ramljak chipped in with 10.

    The Owls have lost 10 of their last 12 games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    RICE
    UTEP
    Points 53 65
    FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 24-47 (.511)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-17 (.353) 10-19 (.526)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 7-11 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 8 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 19

    2012-13 Season

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