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GOLDEN, Colo. — Junior guard Kyle Pape scored 17 points and Colorado School of Mines got 46 points from its bench Friday night to pull away to a 77-60 victory over Eastern New Mexico University’s men.
Mines (2-1) shot 58 percent from the field, including 11-of-17 from 3-point range, and took the lead for good 8-5 on a 3-pointer by freshman guard Sean Armstrong with just over 16 minutes left in the half.
Junior Grant Gunhus added 17 points while freshman guard Drew Hoffman finished with 13 for Mines, both off the bench.
For ENMU (2-2), senior guard Justin Redman-Trotter shot 4-of-6 from 3-point distance and finished with 22 points, six rebounds and three assitss. Senior forward Kendall Clark added 11 points.
The Greyhounds stayed close through halftime, trailing 35-28, but went more than two minutes without scoring at the start of each half. Mines went on a 12-2 run early in the second half for a 16-point lead and was not challenged after that.
The Hounds will be in Denver tonight for a 7 p.m. tipoff against Regis University.