Conference USA Tournament - Texas El Paso Defeats Houston 80-69 - Recap
Julian Washburn scored 20 points leading Texas El Paso to an 80-69 victory over Houston at BOK Center on Thursday.
Texas El Paso was a 7-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Texas El Paso got 13 points from Jacques Streeter and another 12 points from Konner Tucker. Jacques Streeter contributed 12 assists, while McKenzie Moore cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Houston got 15 points from TaShawn Thomas in a losing cause and another 12 points from Danuel House. Tione Womack contributed 6 assists for them, while TaShawn Thomas had 11 rebounds.
Texas El Paso led at halftime, 32-27.
The rebound battle favored Houston as they grabbed 37 boards, while Texas El Paso only had 34.