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NCAA Game Summary - Texas-El Paso vs. Southern Miss



(Thursday, March 13th)

Final Score: Southern Miss 64, Texas-El Paso 56

El Paso, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron Brown tallied 18 points and seven rebounds to lift the fourth-seeded Southern Miss Golden Eagles to a 64-56 decision over the Texas-El Paso Miners in the quarterfinal round of the Conference USA Tournament at the Don Haskins Center.

Michael Craig registered a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Golden Eagles (27-5), who will play Louisiana Tech in the semifinals on Friday.

Julian Washburn paced UTEP (23-10) with 16 points and Vince Hunter scored 14 points.

Both sides went 0-of-9 from 3-point range in the opening period. USM took a 28-24 lead into the intermission after it shot 43.3 percent from the floor before the break. The Miners trailed at halftime despite outscoring USM, 10-2, at the free-throw line in the first half.

UTEP heated up to sink 46.2 percent of its shots from the floor in the second stanza. The Golden Eagles scored 11 points off of turnovers to protect their lead over the final 20 minutes of the contest.

USM finished with a 45-28 advantage in total rebounds.

03/14 01:19:13 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
2nd
WAS 2
CAR 1
 
Final
TAM 8
BOS 11
Final
STL 2
MIA 3
Final
WAS 0
NYM 2
Final
MIN 3
NYY 1
Final
DET 3
PIT 7
Final
BAL 3
TAM 4
Final
TOR 10
PHI 6
Final
TEX 10
CHC 15
Final
LOS 1
CWS 2
Final
MIL 4
CIN 10
Final
SFG 4
COL 3
Final
CLE 8
SEA 6
Final
ANA 10
OAK 13
 
Final
ARI 8
TEX 7
 
5th
ATL 1
HOU 3
 
10:05pm Tonight
SDP
KAN
 
2nd
DET 40
ATL 34
 
2nd
BRK 35
IND 17
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIA
SAN
10:30pm Tonight
LAC
GSW
2nd
TEMPL 32
MIAMI 30
 
2nd
EVAN 58
TENNM 39
 
9:00pm Tonight
NARZ
YALE
9:00pm Tonight
ODU
STAN
2nd
WAS 2
CAR 1
 
2nd
BOS 1
FLA 1
 
2nd
CLB 2
NJD 1
 
1st
DET 0
OTT 0
 
1st
TOR 2
TAM 1
 
1st
WIN 0
NYR 0
 
1st
NAS 0
VAN 0