UTEP breezes to 74-40 win over Southern Miss
The Miners held Southern Miss (5-9, 0-3) to just 15 points in the first half, taking control with a 17-2 run capped by Julian Washburn's 3-pointer that made it 20-5 with 8:28 left before the break. The lead hit double figures midway through the first half and never tightened below that the rest of the way.
UTEP shot 57.1 percent from the floor on 49 attempts, including 10 of 20 from long range.
Southern Miss, which shot just 30.6 percent, was led by Norville Carey's 10 points.