The Miners held a slim 30-26 halftime advantage and were up 46-35 with 13:11 left. Morris nailed two consecutive 3-pointers and followed with a layup to give UTEP a 63-48 lead at the 4:10 mark. The Miners held UTSA to seven points in the final 4:10.
UTEP made 27 of 55 field goal attempts (49.1 percent) while limiting the Roadrunners to 20-of-52 shooting (38.5 percent). The Miners scored 24 points off turnovers. UTSA had 15.