UTEP beats Sam Houston State 87-68 to snap 5-game skid

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Lee Moore had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists, and Omega Harris added 16 points with five assists to help UTEP beat Sam Houston State 87-68 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

Sam Houston State led 4-0 before Moore scored nine of his points during a 23-0 run for a 19-point advantage. Moore scored the first seven points during the run.

UTEP closed the first half on a 13-4 run for a 45-30 lead and the Miners led by as many as 24 points in the second half.

Dominic Artis recorded his first double-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for UTEP (7-5), which had 20 assists on 28 made field goals. Harris made five of the Miners' 12 3-pointers, and Moore and Earvin Morris each made three.

Dakarai Henderson led Sam Houston State (5-7) with 15 points and Aurimas Majauskas had 11 points.

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