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Brown's drills jumper in final seconds, N. Mexico beats UTEP

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Elijah Brown's 17-foot jumper with 5.8 seconds left helped stave off a remarkable UTEP comeback and give New Mexico a 78-77 victory on Wednesday night.

With 30 seconds left, Deon Barrett's seventh 3-pointer of the second half with 30 seconds left broke a 74-74 tie. But Dominic Artis missed the front end of a 1-and-1 with 18.7 points remaining and Brown pushed the ball quickly up the floor for the game winner.

Brown had 25 points for the Lobos, while Sam Logwood added 11 with six assists.

What appeared to be an easy win for New Mexico (6-3) after it grabbed a 27-6 lead in the opening 7:30 turned into a second-half scramble when the Miners began a 3-point barrage. With eight 3s over a 10-minute span, UTEP (2-5) turned a 55-41 deficit into a 70-67 advantage.

Six came from Barrett, who finished with 25 points and equaled his total number of 3-pointers in the previous six games.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
Team Stats
away team logo Texas-El Paso 8-21 64.1 PPG 39.8 RPG 10.6 APG
home team logo New Mexico 14-18 76.3 PPG 40.6 RPG 13.9 APG
Key Players
3
E. Gilyard 13.6 PPG 3.1 RPG 1.7 APG 37.5 FG%
32
A. Mathis 14.4 PPG 2.2 RPG 2.1 APG 41.1 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB