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Sports Minute: Boum, Edwards career nights lead UTEP past Rice 72-64

8 months 1 day 19 hours ago Thursday, January 23 2020 Jan 23, 2020 January 23, 2020 9:07 PM January 23, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

HOUSTON (AP) - Souley Boum scored a career-high 27 points,  Daryl Edwards added a career-high 22 and the duo scored the last 13 points for UTEP as the Miners held off Rice 72-64. Boum shot 11-for-12 from the foul line and had four 3-pointers for UTEP, while Edwards was 9-for-19 shooting and made 3-of-5 at the line. The second half saw eight lead changes and five ties before a Boum 3-pointer put UTEP ahead for good 56-55 with six minutes left. Josh Parrish pulled the Owls to within 64-60 with under a minute to go, but Boum made 7-of-8 at the line down the stretch.

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