Texas El Paso Falls 79-61 to Houston - Recap
TaShawn Thomas scored 24 points and chipped in with 11 rebounds for Houston on Wednesday, leading them to a 79-61 victory over Texas El Paso at Hofheinz Pavilion.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2.5-point spread as an underdog.
Houston got 19 points from Danuel House and another 13 points from Jherrod Stiggers. TaShawn Thomas contributed 7 assists, while TaShawn Thomas cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Texas El Paso got 17 points from Julian Washburn in a losing cause and another 11 points from John Bohannon. Jacques Streeter contributed 5 assists for them, while Julian Washburn had 6 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 43-29.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-22.