UTEP wins in OT on the road

UTEP wins in OT on the road

It took overtime for the Texas-El Paso Miners to defeat the SMU Mustangs by a final score of 48-45 on Saturday night.

The favoured SMU team was not able to cover the slim 2-point spread in the loss, and the high-scoring game went well OVER the posted total of 60.5 points

UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe completed 17 passes on 33 attempts with two touchdowns. Markus Thomas ran for 210 yards on 35 carries and added three touchdowns on the day in the win.

In a tough loss SMU quarterback Justin Willis went 15-for-27 for 258 yards and two touchdowns, while James Mapps ran for 150 yards on 26 carries on the day.