Miners Take Down Texas Southern, 61-52

Nov. 22, 2012

Final Stats

GRAND BAHAMA ISLAND - UTEP rode a big second half to post a 61-52 win vs. Texas Southern at its first game of the 2012 Junkanoo Jam.

The Miners (4-0) outscored the Tigers (1-3) 38-22 in the second half to make a 30-23 halftime deficit a distant memory.

UTEP was led by 22 points from Kayla Thornton while Anete Steinberga & Chrishauna Parker tallied 12 points & Kelli Willingham scored nine points-all on threes.

The Miners connected on 43.1 (25-58) on their shots, including 50 percent (16-32) of their shots, in the decisive second half.

TSU, which was led by Brian Turner's 17 points, hit on 47.5 percent (19-40).

The Miners will face Arizona tomorrow, Nov. 23 at 5 p.m. MT.



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