UTEP route winless Alcorn State 101-41

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EL PASO, Texas (AP)—UTEP led by as many as 64 points Saturday en route to a 101-41 drubbing of winless Alcorn State.

The Miners (6-2) went ahead 43-20 at halftime and steadily added to their lead, which reached 101-37 with 2:40 left in the game.

Derrick Caracter scored 21 points to lead six players in double figures for UTEP, which shot 59 percent (38 for 64) from the field. Jeremy Williams added 19 points, followed by Arnett Moultrie and Christian Polk with 13 each, Randy Culpepper with 12 and Claude Britten with 10.

JaMarkus Holt had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Alcorn State (0-11), which shot just 30 percent from the field (16 for 54) and committed 27 turnovers.

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 Top Performers
 Alcorn St.
JaMarkus Holt JaMarkus Holt
5-15,  13 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists
 UTEP
Derrick Caracter Derrick Caracter
8-11,  21 Pts
10 Rebs, 2 Assists

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