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UTEP defeats New Mexico State 79-58

Dec 2, 2009 - 4:37 AM LAS CRUCES, N.M.(AP) -- Randy Culpepper led Texas-El Paso with 18 points in a 79-58 victory over New Mexico State on Tuesday night.

Julyan Stone added 17 points and Christian Polk 11 for UTEP, which improved to 5-0 for the first time since 2000-01.

Jahmar Young led the Aggies (2-4) with 17 points.

UTEP never trailed and led by as many as 18 in the first half. The Miners outscored the Aggies 22-9 in the last eight minutes of the first half, including a 19-5 run in which the Aggies didn't score a field goal.

The Aggies closed to within 13 early in the second half, but the Miners then extended their lead to 21 with 13:27 left. UTEP led by as many as 27 in the second half.

The Miners shot 44.3 percent and held the Aggies to 28.6 percent.

UTEP outrebounded the Aggies 48-38 and scored 27 points off 17 turnovers.








  • NCAA BB
    UTEP 79
    NEW MEXICO ST 58 FINAL

    Dec 1 11:02 PM


  • NCAA BB
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    UTEP 39 39
    NEW MEXICO STATE 24 24 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    UTEP - RANDY CULPEPPER 11, JULYAN STONE 10,
    ARNETT MOULTRIE 6
    NEW MEXICO STATE - JAHMAR YOUNG 7, JONATHAN GIBSON 6,
    HAMIDU RAHMAN 5

    Dec 1 9:56 PM