UTEP 83, Ark.-Pine Bluff 61
EL PASO, Texas (AP)
Julian Washburn was one of five players in double figures for UTEP, scoring 16 points and grabbing 10 rebounds to lead the Miners to a 83-61 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational on Saturday night.
Konner Tucker led all scorers with 18 points, hitting six 3-pointers and pulling four rebounds for the Miners. John Bohannon scored 17 points, had eight rebounds and four assists while Cedrick Lang and Jacques Streeter each scored 10.
UTEP (5-5) shot 62.2 percent from the field in the game, but made 17 of 22 shots for a 77.3 percent mark in the second half.
Mitchell Anderson's lay-up with 11:53 remaining in the contest cut UTEP's lead to three, 49-46, but that's as close as the Golden Lions would get. The Miners responded with a 34-15 run the rest of the way.
Anderson scored 15 points and had nine rebounds for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-10).