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12/23/2012 11:27 PM EST
UTEP defeats Nebraska 68-52
UTEP 68, NEBRASKA 52
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Konner Tucker and Jaques Streeter had 17
points apiece to help UTEP defeat Nebraska 68-52 in the
championship game of the Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational on
Nebraska (8-4) did not score until 13:31 into the first half.
The Huskers then began to chip away at the lead when UTEP went
cold for a 4-minute stretch but closed out the half going on a
The second half was much of the same as UTEP (6-5) controlled
the pace. Nebraska cut the lead to as little as eight with a
13-4 run late, but UTEP stayed ahead.
Nebraska shot 37.3 percent from the field for the game, while
UTEP shot 47 percent and led by as many as 22 points.
Ray Gallegos led Nebraska with 22 points. Brandon Ubel had 11
points. Dylan Talley, who had averaged 15 points per game, was
held to four points.
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