UTEP (13-8, 6-2 C-USA) shot 51.1 percent from the field and had 21 assists as a team. The Miners, which have won seven of their last nine contests, led 35-21 at halftime and led by as many as 19 in the second half.
Rice (5-17, 1-7) shot 41.2 percent from the floor but was 6 of 17 from beyond the arc. Tamir Jackson led all scorers for the Owls with 12 points, Max Guercy had 11 and Austin Ramljak chipped in with 10.
The Owls have lost 10 of their last 12 games.
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High school junior Zach Brown, a 7-footer from Miami, has rescinded his commitment to UConn, sources told ESPN.
Reserve center Akolda Manyang has been charged with felony aggravated assault after being accused of punching a man in the face without provocation.
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