Texas El Paso Defeats Louisiana Tech 89-79 - Recap
|Texas El Paso Defeats Louisiana Tech 89-79 - Recap|
Vince Hunter scored 26 points for Texas El Paso on Thursday, leading them to an 89-79 victory over Louisiana Tech at Don Haskins Center.
Texas El Paso won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs.
Texas El Paso got 21 points from Julian Washburn and another 17 points from C.J. Cooper. C.J. Cooper contributed 5 assists, while John Bohannon cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Louisiana Tech got 17 points from Chris Anderson in a losing cause and another 17 points from Alex Hamilton. Kenneth Smith contributed 9 assists for them, while Michale Kyser had 6 rebounds.
Texas El Paso hit the break leading 43-36 before taking care of business in the second half.