Jackson scores 26 points in UTEP win over S.C.-Upstate

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EL PASO, Texas (AP)—Stefon Jackson scored 26 points as UTEP beat S.C.-Upstate 77-69 in the Sun Bowl tournament on Friday night.

Jackson was 7-of-15 from the field and made 12-of-19 free throw attempts. He was one of three players who scored in double digits for UTEP (7-2), including Randy Culpepper with 16 and Marvin Kilgore with 10.

Scoring in double digits for S.C.-Upstate were Bobby Davis and Luke Payne with 11 points each.

UTEP shot 42 percent from the field while S.C.-Upstate shot 49 percent. S.C.-Upstate (2-9) led at the half, 31-30.

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B. Davis B. Davis
3-6,  11 Pts
13 Rebs, 3 Assists
 UTEP
S. Jackson S. Jackson
7-15,  26 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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