Posted December 18, 2012 on AP on Fox
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 b...
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