Culpepper, Jackson pace UTEP’s 104-61 win over Texas Southern
HOUSTON (AP)—Randy Culpepper scored 23 points and Stefon Jackson had 22 to lead Texas-El Paso past Texas Southern 104-61 Saturday.
Culpepper was 8-of-13 from the field, including five 3-pointers. Marvin Kilgore added 19 points, Victor Ramalho scored 13 and Wayne Portalatin had 10 for the Miners (9-2).
Julyan Stone pulled down 10 rebounds for UTEP, which outrebounded the Tigers 59-26.
Sollie Norwood scored 20 points on 6-of-16 shooting to lead Texas Southern (1-12). Matthew Miller and Johnathan Frazier scored 10 apiece.
UTEP shot more than 51 percent from the field, while the Tigers shot just over 37 percent—21 percent from beyond the 3-point arc.
UTEP led 46-24 at halftime.