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01/14/2012 11:35 PM EST
UTEP holds on in overtime, gets 70-64 win over SMU
UTEP 70, SMU 64
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- John Bohannon scored six of his 20 points
in overtime, helping UTEP keep two trends going with a 70-64
victory over SMU on Saturday night.
Michael Perez added 16 points and Gabriel McCulley had 15 for
the Miners (9-9, 2-2 Conference USA), who scored the first five
points of overtime - a McCulley 3-pointer and two Bohannon free
throws - and hit foul shots in the final minutes to secure the
Jalen Jones led the Mustangs (9-8, 1-2) with 12 points.
UTEP led 52-48 with 3:46 left in regulation, but a Ryan Manuel
three-point play and a London Giles layup gave SMU the lead with
1:03 left. Perez tied it with a free throw with 48 seconds to
play but missed a 3-pointer in the closing seconds.
UTEP has won of 19 of its last 20 conference home games and 17
of its last 18 meetings with SMU.
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