Conference USA Conference Tournament - East Carolina vs Texas El Paso Recap - Texas El Paso Wins 77-68
|Conference USA Conference Tournament - East Carolina vs Texas El Paso Recap - Texas El Paso Wins 77-68|
Julian Washburn scored 20 points leading Texas El Paso to a 77-68 victory over East Carolina at Don Haskins Center on Wednesday.
Texas El Paso earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11.5-point spread.
Texas El Paso got 15 points from John Bohannon and another 12 points from Vince Hunter. C.J. Cooper contributed 5 assists, while John Bohannon cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
East Carolina got 14 points from Akeem Richmond in a losing cause and another 14 points from Paris Roberts-Campbell. Prince Williams contributed 5 assists for them, while Brandan Stith had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Texas El Paso were victorious, as the score was 42-26 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Texas El Paso as they grabbed 37 boards, while East Carolina only had 30.