Recap - Charlotte Defeats Texas El Paso 73-68
|Recap - Charlotte Defeats Texas El Paso 73-68|
Charlotte grabbed a 73-68 win over Texas El Paso on Thursday, behind a 16-point effort from Mike Thorne Jr. at Don Haskins Center.
Charlotte was a 3-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Terrence Williams had 16 points for Charlotte and Pierria Henry chipped in with 13 points. Pierria Henry had 7 assists for them, while Mike Thorne Jr. was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
Texas El Paso got 23 points from John Bohannon in a losing cause and another 19 points from Julian Washburn. John Bohannon contributed 6 assists for them, while John Bohannon had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was 34-29 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 41 boards, while Texas El Paso only had 27.