EL PASO, Texas (AP) - Konner Tucker scored 18 points to lead UTEP to a 74-63 victory over Marshall on Saturday night.
Tucker was 4 of 6 from the field. Jacques Streeter and
McKenzie Moore scored 14 points apiece. John Bohannon scored 13 points
and had a team-high eight rebounds. Streeter also had seven assists for
the Miners (8-6, 2-0 Conference USA).
UTEP led 31-24 at halftime. The Miners did not trail in
the second half and led by as much as 20. UTEP shot 47.9 percent from
the field for the game, while Marshall shot 44.7 percent. UTEP
outrebounded Marshall 32-23.
Dennis Tinnon led Marshall with 19 points. Elijah Pittman
had 11 points and a team-high five rebounds. DeAndre Kane also had 11
points, and D.D. Scarver added 10 points for the Thundering Herd (8-9,
UTEP is 7-1 at home.
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