Wednesday March 11th, 2015

FIU beat UTSA in the first round of the Conference USA tournament on a half-court buzzer beater Wednesday. 

After UTSA's Keon Lewis tied the game with a three-pointer, FIU's Dennis Mavin connected on a desperate heave from midcourt as time expired.

Here's how it looked from the sidelines.

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Mavin, who led FIU with 15 points, drew significant contact but still managed to hit the shot.

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The Golden Panthers will face UTEP in the quarterfinals Thursday at 1 p.m. ET. 

- Dan Gartland

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