Scores

Final

UTEP 74

(21-9, 11-4 C-USA)

North Texas 54

(15-14, 6-9 C-USA)

    3:00 PM ET, March 2, 2014

    UNT Coliseum, Denton, Texas

    1 2 T
    UTEP 36 3874
    UNT 21 3354

    Top Performers

    UTEP: M. Willms 14 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

    North Texas: A. Williams 15 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl

    UTEP outshoots North Texas for 74-54 win

    Associated Press

    DENTON, Texas -- Matt Willms had 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as Texas-El Paso won 74-54 and ended North Texas's four-game winning streak Sunday.

    Vince Hunter added 11 points and eight rebounds and C.J. Cooper had 13 points for UTEP (21-9, 11-4 Conference USA) which remains one game behind the conference leaders, Tulsa, Southern Miss, Louisiana Tech and Middle Tennessee.

    Colin Voss hit a jumper for North Texas to open the game and UTEP responded with a 15-0 run. The Mean Green closed to 18-12, but the Miners answered again with a 14-2 run for a 32-14 lead and they never looked back.

    UTEP shot 25 for 48 (52.1 percent) compared to North Texas at 17 for 66 (25.8 percent). The Mean Green struggled especially with 2-for-17 3-point shooting.

    Alzee Williams led the Mean Green with 15 points, Jordan Williams had 13 points and 11 rebounds and Maurice Aniefiok scored 10.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTEP
    UNT
    Points 74 54
    FG Made-Attempted 25-48 (.521) 17-66 (.258)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-12 (.417) 2-17 (.118)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-27 (.704) 18-27 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 21 (0/0)

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