UTEP men's and women's teams advance in C-USA basketball tournament

POSTED: 03:44 PM MDT Mar 14, 2013    UPDATED: 05:38 PM MST Jan 15, 2014 
EL PASO, Texas -

The UTEP men's basketball team has defeated Houston 80-69 in the quarterfinals of the Conference USA tournament.

Julian Washburn scored 20 points while John Bohanon had two points.

UTEP will play Southern Miss in Friday's first semifinal game at 2 p.m. MDT.

The UTEP women defeated UAB 61-59 and will play UCF at 9 a.m.