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Willms dunk lifts UTEP over North Texas, clinches C-USA spot

DENTON, Texas (AP) Matt Willms dunked it with three seconds left to lift UTEP over North Texas 68-66 on Saturday, securing a spot for the Miners in the Conference USA Tournament.

Omega Harris had 18 points and seven rebounds to lead the Miners (11-19, 6-12). Isiah Osborne added 17 points and Evan Gilyard scored 16.

Gilyard scored seven straight Miners points capped by a 3-point play that made it 66-63 with 1:19 to go. North Texas' Roosevelt Smart made a pair of free throws with 49 seconds left and A.J. Lawson split a pair at 16.2 seconds to tie it for the Mean Green (15-16, 8-10).

UTEP had the largest lead of the second half at 41-35 and neither team led by more than three for the final 12 minutes.

Ryan Woolridge had 17 points, and Smart and Lawson added 16 each for North Texas.

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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 Texas-El Paso 11-19 284068
home team logo North Texas 15-16 293766
Team Stats
away team logo Texas-El Paso 11-19 67.5 PPG 36.3 RPG 10.6 APG
home team logo North Texas 15-16 74.4 PPG 41.3 RPG 12.6 APG
Key Players
2
O. Harris 11.8 PPG 3.7 RPG 2.0 APG 44.6 FG%
3
R. Smart 19.5 PPG 4.2 RPG 0.9 APG 39.7 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