Scores

Final

UTEP 61

(22-9, 12-4 C-USA)

UTSA 51

(8-21, 4-12 C-USA)

    8:00 PM ET, March 6, 2014

    UTSA Convocation Center, San Antonio, Texas

    1 2 T
    UTEP 28 3361
    UTSA 16 3551

    Top Performers

    UTEP: C. Cooper 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 5 Ast

    UTSA: G. Matthews 8 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Cooper scores 20, UTEP puts away UTSA 61-51

    Associated Press

    SAN ANTONIO -- C.J. Cooper scored 20 points, tying a career-high, and dished out five assists as UTEP put away Texas-San Antonio 61-51 on Thursday night.

    UTEP (22-9, 12-4 Conference USA) shot 44.2 percent from the field. Cedrick Lang finished with 12 points and John Bohannon had eight with nine rebounds.

    The Roadrunners (8-21, 4-12) were held to 21-of-66 shooting (31.8 percent). Devon Agusi contributed 14 points, George Matthews had eight with 10 rebounds and Jordan Sims added seven points and 11 boards.

    UTEP jumped out to a 7-0 lead early as Matt Willms had two baskets. Cooper added a pair from the perimeter along with a jumper and layup to push the Miners out to a 28-16 halftime advantage.

    UTSA used a 13-0 run in the second half to pull within four, but Cooper countered with a 3-pointer, two free throws and a jumper to lead by 10 with 1:40 remaining.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UTEP
    UTSA
    Points 61 51
    FG Made-Attempted 23-52 (.442) 21-66 (.318)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 6-23 (.261)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-22 (.500) 3-10 (.300)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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    Jan 25, 2014 @UTEP 81, UTSA 62Recap
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