UTEP’s game-winning buzzer-beater gains national attention


UTEP’s miraculous game-winning buzzer-beater is dropping jaws all around the nation.

As KTSM 9 Sports reported, UTEP freshman Jordan Lathon made a baseline jump shot as the buzzer sounded on Saturday night to defeat Rice 65-64 at the Don Haskins Center.

The play landed the No. 2 spot on SportsCenter’s Top 10 list Saturday night and was shared by popular national outlets.

Saturday’s victory brought UTEP to 6-9 and 1-3 in Conference USA play. The Miners will now look to play UAB and Middle Tennessee on the road next week. 

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