Texas El Paso Downs Washington State 64-51 - Match Report
Texas El Paso grabbed a 64-51 win over Washington State on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Vince Hunter at Friel Court.
Texas El Paso won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as underdogs.
Julian Washburn had 14 points for Texas El Paso and McKenzie Moore chipped in with 13 points. McKenzie Moore had 5 assists for them, while Vince Hunter was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Washington State got 21 points from Que Johnson in a losing cause and another 9 points from D.J. Shelton. Ike Iroegbu contributed 3 assists for them, while D.J. Shelton had 11 rebounds.
Texas El Paso hit the break leading 28-17 before taking care of business in the second half.
Washington State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-34.