EL PASO, Texas -- Nigel Hawkins hit two free throws with 16 seconds left that allowed UTEP to hold off Middle Tennessee, 67-66 on Thursday night.
Reggie Scurry dunked to pull Middle Tennessee within two points, 63-61, with 3:25 left in the game, but the Blue Raiders went scoreless until JoVontae Millner hit a 3 with :09 remaining to cut the deficit to 67-64. Tyson Jackson tipped in an offensive rebound to get within one with a second left.
UTEP hosts Alabama-Birmingham Saturday. Middle Tennessee travels to Texas-San Antonio.
Stanford looks for home win vs USC
Southern California (11-2, 5-1) vs. Stanford (8-5, 4-3)
No. 12 Texas Tech has second basketball game this week postponed due to opponent's COVID-19 issues
The No. 12 Texas Tech men's basketball team has had its second Big 12 game postponed this week because of COVID-19 issues for its scheduled opponent.
Martin scores 24 to lift Towson past UNC Wilmington 78-74
— Zane Martin had 24 points as Towson narrowly beat UNC Wilmington 78-74 on Tuesday.