Willms's late layup gives UTEP a 74-72 win over La. Tech (Feb 22, 2018)
UTEP (9-18, 4-11) has won two of its last three after escaping from a six-game skid. The Miners came back to beat Louisiana Tech after getting thrashed by Old Dominion 82-33 on Saturday night.
UTEP never trailed in the second half until Oliver Powell completed a 3-point play to give the Bulldogs a 67-64 advantage with 6:10 left. They pushed their lead to 71-66 before UTEP's Evan Gilyard made a layup to tie with 1:07 remaining and Willms' layup with 25 seconds left secured the win.
Anthony Duruji had 15 points for Louisiana Tech (16-13, 6-9). Jacobi Boykins, who missed a 3 on the final shot, finished with 13.