Recap - Texas El Paso Defeats New Mexico State 55-54

Texas El Paso got 20 points from Julian Washburn en route to a 55-54 victory over New Mexico State on Wednesday at Haskins Center.

Texas El Paso won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 4-point spread.

John Bohannon had 15 points for Texas El Paso and Jacques Streeter chipped in with 7 points. Jacques Streeter had 7 assists for them, while Cedrick Lang was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.

New Mexico State got 13 points from Tyrone Watson in a losing cause and another 9 points from K.C. Ross-Miller. Tyrone Watson contributed 3 assists for them, while Daniel Mullings had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New Mexico State were victorious, as the score was 32-28 at the break.

The rebound battle favored New Mexico State as they grabbed 28 boards, while Texas El Paso only had 23.