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UT San Antonio holds off UTEP 63-59

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Deon Lyle came off the bench to hit 5 of 8 from 3-point range and score 18 and Giovanni De Nicolao added 10 points, including two free throws with five seconds left, to help UT San Antonio hold off UTEP 63-59 on Saturday night.

Byron Frohnen added 12 points and seven rebounds, Jhivvan Jackson scored 10 with nine boards and Nick Allen scored nine and grabbed 13 rebounds to help the Roadrunners (14-11, 7-5 Conference USA) win the battle of the boards 48-35.

UT San Antonio trailed 48-46 after UTEP's Isiah Osborne sank a 3 with 11 minutes remaining in the game. But Frohnen tipped in an errant shot by Lyle to knot the score, De NIcolao scored on a layup for the lead and Lyle sank a 3 to give the Roadrunners a 53-49 lead with 7:49 to play. Trey Touchet scored six straight points and Osborne hit 2 of 3 free throws with nine seconds left to get the Miners (7-17, 2-10) within 61-59. Matt Willms was forced to foul De Nicolao, who sank both foul shots after missing a pair with 19 seconds remaining.

Willms topped UTEP with 12 points. Paul Thomas finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season, while Kobe Magee scored 11. UTEP made just 16 of 34 free throws (47 percent).

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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
12T
away team logo UT-San Antonio 14-11 313263
home team logo UTEP 7-17 283159
Team Stats
away team logo UT-San Antonio 14-11 67.6 PPG 43.8 RPG 9.4 APG
home team logo UTEP 7-17 67.8 PPG 41.5 RPG 11.8 APG
Key Players
22
K. Wallace 16.6 PPG 3.2 RPG 2.0 APG 35.1 FG%
3
E. Gilyard 20.5 PPG 4.8 RPG 2.8 APG 46.7 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB