Rice 21 32 53
UTEP 35 30 65
Date of game: 2/6/2013

Recap: Texas-El Paso vs. Rice

El Paso, TX (Sports Network) - C.J. Cooper led a balanced attack with 14 points to carry the Texas-El Paso Miners to a 65-53 win over the Rice Owls in a Conference USA bout at the Don Haskins Center.

John Bohannon had 11 points off the bench for UTEP (13-8, 6-2 C-USA) while Julian Washburn scored 10 points and Jacques Streeter and McKenzie Moore combined for 15 assists.

Tamir Jackson paced Rice (5-17, 1-7) with 12 points as the Owls dropped their third game in their last four tries. Max Guercy and Austin Ramljak chipped in 11 and 10 points, respectively.

UTEP shot 53.8 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes and held Rice to 2-of-9 from long range. The Miners scored 22 points in the paint and led by as many as 16 before taking a 35-21 lead into halftime.

Rice managed to cut the deficit to 48-40 on a Keith Washington 3-point shot, but UTEP responded with a Cooper triple on the other end. Two more outside shots by Cooper moments later allowed the Miners to cruise to the win.

UTEP won the bench scoring battle, 33-10, and improved to 15-11 all-time against Rice.

Game Notes

Lafayette, Scheuerman run past Lehigh in 150th meeting

The 150th series meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh was held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, but Lafayette's Ross Scheuerman was ready for Broadway on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Browns activate Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns activated wide receiver Josh Gordon on Saturday, a day before he is set to make his season debut against Atlanta.

Dodgers acquire Bolsinger from D-backs

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right- handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for cash considerations.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.