Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 12/18/12
When UNLV's Bryce DeJean-Jones went to the free throw line with 16 seconds left Monday night, he had a golden opportunity to make it a two-possession game and essentially put it out of reach for UTEP. He missed both shots leaving the door wide open for the Miners. UTEP's Konner Tucker had a last-second opportunity after taking an inbounds pass from the far sideline for a 3-point attempt that bounced up and off the rim. Tucker fell to the court and UNLV players raised their arms in excitement as they escaped with a 62-60. ''It came down to the last shot,'' UNLV coach Dave Rice said of the game's final seconds. ''We have to do a much better job of keeping our composure when we are challenged on the road . we were challenged today and there are lessons to be learned and yet not to lose the game to a good team is a credit to our guys.'' UTEP's perspective was one of disappointment. ''I liked the look we got late from Konner but we didn't get it down,'' UTEP coach Tim Floyd said. '...
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