Texas Tech and UTEP had the same goal going into the season, and that was hanging onto the ball.
Matt Willms had 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocks as Texas-El Paso won 74-54 and ended North Texas’s four-game winning streak Sunday.
Julian Washburn had 20 points and eight rebounds as UTEP closed out the regular season with a 76-63 victory over SMU on Saturday.
Jameill Showers, the quarterback who Johnny Manziel beat out to become the starter at Texas A&M last season, is transferring to UTEP and will be eligible to play next season.
Ja’Gared Davis stepped in front of a Nick Lamaison pass and returned it 30 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter to help lead SMU to a 17-0 victory Saturday over UTEP.
The Sooners managed to pull out a 24-7 win over scrappy UTEP on Saturday night, but needed a strong effort from their defense and a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns to do it.
Tulsa’s G.J. Kinne had an amazing 2010 season, throwing for 3,650 yards for 38 touchdowns. In Conference USA, he’s just a face in the crowd.