UTEP 49, Tulsa 45

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EL PASO, Texas (AP)—Miguel Ayala came off the bench to score 14 points, including three free throws in the final 23 seconds, to help Texas-El Paso defeat Tulsa 49-45 on Wednesday night.

Tulsa (10-16, 5-8 Conference USA) had pulled to within one at 46-45 on a free throw by Anthony Price with 25 seconds left in the low-scoring game.

Ayala hit 4-of-9 from the field, including 3-of-8 3-pointers. He hit 3-of-4 free throws. Jason Williams also had 14 points for the Miners.

Price led the Hurricane with 13 points.

The game was tied at 21 at the half.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Tulsa
A. Price A. Price
4-7,  13 Pts
7 Rebs, 1 Assists
 UTEP
J. Williams J. Williams
4-11,  14 Pts
9 Rebs, 4 Assists

Team Stat Leaders

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Rebounds
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