EL PASO, Texas (AP) John Bohannon had 17 points and 14 rebounds and UTEP closed the game on an 18-6 run Wednesday night to defeat East Carolina 70-56.
The Miners (10-9, 3-2 Conference USA) led 52-50 with 8:25 left in the game, but pulled away when East Carolina missed all eight of its 3-point attempts, was 2 for 12 overall from the field and committed two turnovers down the stretch.
The Pirates held brief leads on three occasions against UTEP - at 7-6, 42-41 and 45-43 - marking the first times at any point in the last four games they have been ahead on the scoreboard.
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