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