EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Nigel Hawkins strike two free of charge throws with sixteen seconds remaining that permitted UTEP to maintain off Middle Tennessee, sixty seven-66 on Thursday night.
Reggie Scurry dunked to pull Middle Tennessee in two factors, sixty three-sixty one, with three:twenty five remaining in the activity, but the Blue Raiders went scoreless until finally JoVontae Millner strike a three with :09 remaining to reduce the deficit to sixty seven-sixty four. Tyson Jackson tipped in an offensive rebound to get in a single with a second remaining.
Bryson Williams paced UTEP (thirteen-nine, 4-five Convention Usa) with 28 factors and ten rebounds. Efe Odigie additional 15 factors and grabbed ten boards.
Millner experienced 19 factors off the bench to direct Middle Tennessee (five-seventeen, 1-8). Antonio Eco-friendly additional 12 factors and Tyson Jackson and C.J. Jones each additional a further ten factors.
UTEP hosts Alabama-Birmingham Saturday. Middle Tennessee travels to Texas-San Antonio.