Texas El Paso Downs Western Illinois 67-64 - Match Report
Texas El Paso earned a 67-64 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday, getting 18 points from Julian Washburn at Don Haskins Center.
Texas El Paso did not, however, defeat Western Illinois against the spread, which closed at 11.5 at most sportsbooks.
Texas El Paso got 15 points from John Bohannon and another 14 points from Vince Hunter. C.J. Cooper contributed 4 assists, while John Bohannon cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Western Illinois got 16 points from Garret Covington in a losing cause and another 10 points from Tate Stensgaard. Jabari Sandifer contributed 5 assists for them, while Mike Miklusak had 7 rebounds.
Texas El Paso trailed at halftime, 29-28.
Texas El Paso had a 39-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.