EL PASO, Texas (AP) Matt Willms put back an offensive rebound in the final seconds to give UTEP a 74-72 win over Louisiana Tech in Conference USA action on Thursday night.
UTEP (9-18, 4-11) has won two of its last three after escaping from a six-game skid. The Miners came back to beat Louisiana Tech after getting thrashed by Old Dominion 82-33 on Saturday night.
Omega Harris had 21 points, Isiah Osborne added 15 and Willms and Trey Wade finished with 10 apiece for UTEP. Willms also pulled down nine rebounds while blocking four shots.