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NCAA Game Summary - Tennessee vs. Texas-El Paso



(Thursday, November 28)

Final Score: Texas-El Paso 78, Tennessee 70

Nassau, Bahamas (SportsNetwork.com) - McKenzie Moore scored 19 points, one of four starters in double figures, as the Miners of Texas-El Paso grabbed a 78-70 win over the Tennessee Volunteers during the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.

Before fouling out, John Bohannon generated 16 points, followed by Julian Washburn and Justin Crosgile with 12 points apiece for the Miners (4-2) in the triumph.

The Volunteers (3-2) were paced by Jordan McRae who tallied 22 points, while Josh Richardson and Jarnell Stokes both dropped in 13 points, the latter clearing a game-high 14 rebounds in the setback.

Tennessee led by four points about five minutes into the first half, but the team shot only 28.1 percent from the floor in the period, including 2-of-11 behind the 3-point line, en route to a 36-28 deficit at the break.

UTEP went from shooting 55.2 percent from the field through the first 20 minutes of action to 61.9 percent following the intermission, giving them enough separation for the eight-point decision.

The Vols easily won the battle of the boards, 46-28, but at the same time turned the ball over 15 times.

The Miners are now set to battle Iowa in the semifinals of the tournament on Friday, while Tennessee goes up against Xavier.

11/29 01:02:58 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 102
DET 78
Final
PHI 9
ATL 2
Final
MIN 4
BOS 4
Final
HOU 3
DET 2
Final
NYY 0
TAM 3
Final
BOS 7
TOR 9
Final
MIA 8
WAS 0
Final
NYM 4
STL 5
Final
OAK 4
ANA 1
Final
KAN 4
LOS 4
Final
CIN 0
ARI 3
Final
SEA 4
CWS 12
Final
SFG 5
CLE 2
Final
CHC 11
MIL 7
Final
CWS 2
SDP 8
Final
COL 10
TEX 4
Final
BAL 3
PIT 3
 
Final
CHA 102
DET 78
Final
WAS 106
PHI 93
Final
ORL 91
SAN 103
Final
NYK 98
BRK 100
Final
BOS 100
IND 87
Final
MIL 95
CHI 91
Final
OKC 131
DAL 135
Final
HOU 115
SAC 111
Final
MIN 99
TOR 113
4th
UTA 91
DEN 76
 
Half
POR 68
LAC 55
 
2nd
LAL 31
NOP 33
 
Final
LAMON 62
LOYC 63
 
Final
BUF 4
TOR 3
Final
PIT 1
PHI 4
2nd
ANA 2
EDM 0
 
1st
SJS 0
COL 0