Lathon filled the stat sheet with 10 points, 10 rebounds, a career-high six steals and a career-tying six assists. Bryson Williams added 15 points for UTEP (15-14, 6-10 Conference USA).
The Miners improve to 2-0 against the Golden Eagles this season. UTEP defeated Southern Miss 76-64 on Jan. 9. UTEP faces Middle Tennessee on the road on Wednesday. Southern Miss faces Rice at home on Wednesday.
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