- Associated Press - Thursday, February 20, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - John Bohannon scored 20 points as UTEP rolled past Tulane 72-54 on Thursday night.

Julian Washburn hit a jumper to give UTEP a 15-14 lead with 11:25 to play in the first half and the Miners led the rest of the way. Bohannon made a layup to give the Miners a 20-point lead, 65-45 with 2:53 remaining.

Bohannon made 8 of 10 field goals and had two blocks. Vince Hunter scored 12 points and C.J. Cooper added 12 with six assists for UTEP (20-7, 10-2 Conference USA), which is tied with Middle Tennessee atop the conference standings. The Miners have won two-straight since having their eight-game winning streak snapped by Florida Atlantic on Feb. 13.

Jay Hook hit four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points for Tulane (14-13, 6-6). Louis Dabney also scored 14 points on 4-of-12 shooting for the Green Wave.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide