NCAA Basketball

UTEP Miners (15-17)


Sat. 2/25 Thu. 3/2 Sat. 3/4 Thu. 3/9 Fri. 3/10
@ FIU 
W 90-76
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vs. ODU 
L 61-62
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vs. Char 
W 74-67
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vs. Rice 
W 86-76
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@ MiddTn 
L 56-82
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Holman scores 18 points as Mississippi State downs UTEP

(TSX / STATS) -- Forward Aric Holman scored 18 points and Mississippi State came back from an eight-point deficit in the second half to knock off UTEP 61-54 in the Gildan Charleston Classic on Sunday.

Guard Dominic Artis scored 15 points to lead the Miners (2-2).

The Miners took a 43-35 lead on a three-point play by forward Paul Thomas with 13:53 to play, but a four-point play by guard Lamar Peters on the subsequent possession cut the margin in half. Guard Tyson Carter knocked down a three of his own to make it a 43-42 game, and guard Quinndary Weatherspoon made two free throws to give the Bulldogs (3-1) the lead.

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Leaders
Points: O. Harris17.0
Rebounds: D. Artis6.5
Assists: D. Artis5.8
FG%: O. Harris45.4%
FT%: O. Harris78.7%
3P%: O. Harris37.7%
Steals: D. Artis1.9
Blocks: M. Willms1.3
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Conference USA Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Middle Tennessee 17-1 31-5
Louisiana Tech 14-4 23-10
Old Dominion 12-6 19-12
UTEP 12-6 15-17
Rice 11-7 23-12
Marshall 10-8 20-15
UAB 9-9 17-16
Western Kentucky 9-9 15-17
UTSA 8-10 14-19
Charlotte 7-11 13-17
Florida Atlantic 6-12 10-20
Southern Miss 6-12 9-22
FIU 3-15 7-24
North Texas 2-16 8-22
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