Knights Down Texas El Paso 31-14 - Match Report
Latavius Murray tore up the turf for 233 rushing yards on Friday to lead the Knights to a 31-14 win over the Miners at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Central Florida was a favorite by 10 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Blake Bortles completed 9 of 12 pass attempts for 158 yards for the Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Joe Banyard rushed for 51 yards for Texas El Paso, while Leilyon Myers added 25 yards. Nick Lamaison threw for 190 yards for the Miners, while receivers Donavon Kemp and Jordan Leslie had 74 and 64 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Central Florida 460-315 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Knights.
The time of possession battle favored Texas El Paso as their offense was on the field for 32:58, longer than the 27:02 of their opponents.