Boxscore
Arizona 72, Texas-El Paso 51
Thursday, November 15, 2012 10:00 PM
Location - McKale Center, Tucson, Arizona
Officials - James Breeding, Joe DeRosa, Keith Kimble
Attendance - 13576

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Texas-El Paso 22 29 51
Arizona 35 37 72

Recap


No. 12 Arizona 72, Texas-El Paso 51:
Mark Lyons scored 17 points and connected on three first-half 3-pointers as the host Wildcats routed the Miners.

Solomon Hill added 10 points and Arizona (2-0) owned a dominating 35-14 rebounding edge while cruising past Texas-El Paso in the first meeting in 17 years.

Chris Washburn and older brother Julian Washburn scored 11 points apiece for UTEP (1-1). The Miners have lost 16 of their last 17 games against ranked foes.

Arizona led 35-22 at halftime and increased its lead to 17 points on a basket by Angelo Chol with 13:04 remaining. UTEP responded with a 14-5 run – including two 3-pointers by C.J. Cooper – to pull within 55-47 with 8:14 left.

A short time later, the Wildcats rolled off 13 straight points with Jordin Mayes feeding Chol for a dunk to give Arizona a 70-49 advantage.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
The Miners dropped to 6-43 all-time on the road against ranked teams. … The Wildcats were 8-of-13 from 3-point range in the first half and finished 9-for-18. … UTEP center John Bohannon fouled out without scoring in 21 minutes. He averaged 11.5 points last season.

Texas-El Paso Miners

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Jalen Ragland 28:00 1-8 1-5 5-6 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
Julian Washburn 37:00 4-12 1-3 2-4 1 1 2 2 1 2 4 0 11
Cedrick Lang 24:00 0-1 0-0 2-2 0 2 2 1 5 0 1 1 2
Jacques Streeter 34:00 4-5 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 10
John Bohannon 21:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 5 1 2 2 0
Chris Washburn 27:00 4-6 0-0 3-5 2 2 4 0 3 2 6 0 11
C.J. Cooper 20:00 3-6 3-5 0-0 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 9
Malcolm Moore 5:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
Hooper Vint 4:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 16-44 5-14 14-19 5 9 14 6 19 6 15 3 51
  36.4% 35.7% 73.7% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 15

Arizona Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Grant Jerrett 22:00 2-4 2-3 1-2 2 5 7 1 3 1 1 1 7
Solomon Hill 33:00 4-9 2-3 0-0 2 4 6 4 3 0 3 0 10
Kaleb Tarczewski 25:00 2-2 0-0 4-5 3 3 6 0 2 1 3 0 8
Nick Johnson 25:00 2-4 1-3 2-2 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 7
Mark Lyons 25:00 5-9 3-6 4-4 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 0 17
Brandon Ashley 20:00 3-8 0-0 3-4 4 1 5 0 3 0 1 1 9
Kevin Parrom 18:00 1-2 1-2 4-4 0 4 4 3 3 0 2 1 7
Angelo Chol 13:00 3-4 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 6
Jordin Mayes 15:00 0-2 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 3 1 1 2 0 1
Gabe York 4:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 22-45 9-18 19-23 13 22 35 14 19 6 19 3 72
  48.9% 50.0% 82.6% Team Rebs: 0   Total TO: 19