NORFOLK, VA-John Bohannon scored 19 and Julian Washburn 18 to lead C-USA leading UTEP Miners to a 63-49 victory over Old Dominion Saturday night. UTEP improves to 18-6 overall and 8-1 in C-USA, while ODU drops to 11-13 overall and 5-4 in the league.
UTEP lead by 10 at halftime, 35-25 and by as much as 19 (58-39) with 7:42 remaining in the game. The Monarchs cut into the Miners lead and pulled to within nine, 41-32 after a three-point basket by Abrose Mosley, but C.J. Cooper was fouled on a three-point attempt and hit all three of his free throws, followed by a basket from Bohannon to put UTEP up 14, 46-32 with 13:19 left.
The Miners shot .487 (19-39) from the field and hit 22-of-32 free throws on the night, while ODU shot .255 (12-47) from the field and were 22-of-35 from the free throw line.