Miller missed a pull-up jumper, Jonathan Baehre grabbed an offensive rebound in the corner and Asheville called a timeout with 21.7 seconds left. MaCio Teague, averaging 85.7 percent from the line, was fouled with 19.5 to go and hit two free throws for a 63-60 lead.
Gardner-Webb turned it over near midcourt against a zone defense with 8.3 seconds to go and Teague sealed it from the line.
Thomas was 6-of-15 shooting in the first half for 12 points as UNC Asheville (13-9, 6-3 Big South) trailed 31-29. He finished 11 of 25 from the field as Asheville shot 37.1 percent.
Texas Tech's Owens throws down nasty alley-oop jam
Matt Mooney crosses up Tyler Sharpe and lobs it up for Tariq Owens, who rips down a vicious one-handed finish in Texas Tech's win over Northern Kentucky.
Wieskamp swishes clutch 3 for Iowa
Nicholas Baer swings a pass to Joe Wieskamp, who drains a 3-ball in Justin Jenifer's face, doubling Iowa's lead late in the second half.
Oklahoma's Odomes gets the tough bucket and foul
Oklahoma's Rashard Odomes gets the layup while getting fouled in the Sooners' rout of Ole Miss.