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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Alcorn State

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.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

The Miners are not that good. They played 3 teams that would be considered Division 1. They lost two of those games. Their RPI is over 110.

They can beat up on lower division schools all they want. When they have to play against the better teams in CUSA, they are going to have to fight for their wins.

Anonymous said...

And I guarantee the Aggies will make it an interesting game that goes down to the wire. Sheesh.

Anonymous said...

I realize JG likes Utep and has a serious man crush on Derrick Caracter but, c'mon!
This is an Aggie blog for Pistol Pete's sake!!!

NMSU should win by 30.
Then again, we barely beat Oklahoma Panhandle St. by 8!!

Ganja Boy

Anonymous said...

I don't mind at all about reading about the Miners if we got nothing going on with the Aggies. Pretty much, they are in the same boat as us regionally.

That kid Character is coming on. Good for them. We beat them once without two of our best players and they beat us once.

We've played tougher competition than the Miners have, and the record shows. Look for them to be in a dog fight at OU.

Jason Groves said...

I put this story one here because the Aggies play Alcorn state on Tuesday. Just to clear up any confusion, I'm over my perceived affair with the Miners

Anonymous said...

Alcorn State turns the ball over a lot. If Menzies is smart. We press them like there is no tomorrow.

Anonymous said...

Jason: You better take that driver away from your girlfriend. After she reads your confession on this blog, LOOK OUT!

pj

Anonymous said...

I dont think its a man crush on Derrick Caracter. Maybe JG just thinks like some of us that a former UL assistant coach should have had the upper hand in getting a former UL top recruit, instead of losing him to a rival with no ties to the program. After all he did fit into the type of player we love to bring in. The kind who can only play after the fall semester.