Western Illinois

UTEP Wins Close Game
UTEP Wins Close Game
The game came down to the wire, but UTEP was able to hold on to defeat Western Illinois 67-64 in front of 6,132 fans in their opening game of the WestStar Bank Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational. Despite shooting under 35 percent from the field and allowing Western Illinois to build a 10 point second half lead, UTEP was able to win their fourth straight thanks to a 17-4 run in the final five minute