Texas Southern vs North Texas Wrap - North Texas Wins 34-7
|Texas Southern vs North Texas Wrap - North Texas Wins 34-7|
Antoinne Jimmerson scampered through the Texas Southern defense for 139 yards as North Texas handed the Tigers a 34-7 defeat on Saturday at Apogee Stadium.
Derek Thompson completed 11 of 24 pass attempts for 145 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Tigers defense.
Edward Perkins-Loving rushed for 21 yards for Texas Southern, while Rudy Johnson added 12 yards. Dantavious Parker threw for 106 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Daniel McKayhan and James Davis had 75 and 39 yards respectively.
North Texas outgained Texas Southern 497-185 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-10 by the Mean Green.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 35:20, longer than the 24:40 of their opponents.