UTEP advances in C-USA tourney, beats FIU 83-71
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Julian Washburn led five players in double figures with 19 points and second-seeded UTEP advanced past tenth-seeded Florida International 83-71 in the Conference USA tournament on Thursday.
UTEP (22-9) will face sixth-seeded Middle Tennessee, which knocked off No. 3 seed Old Dominion 59-52 on Thursday, in the semifinals on Friday.
Vince Hunter had 16 points, Omega Harris was 5 of 5 with three 3-pointers for 15 points, Earvin Morris scored 14 and Cedrick Lang added 12 points and eight rebounds. UTEP shot 61 percent and made 8 of 12 3-point attempts.MORE
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