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Miners outlast Southern Miss in OT

Kris Adams caught the winning touchdown in overtime Saturday, as the UTEP Miners defeated the Southern Miss Golden Eagles 40-37.

UTEP won the game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 77 points sailed OVER the posted total of 62.

Trevor Vittatoe threw four TD passes and completed 26-of-44 for 282 yards for the Miners.

Damion Fletcher carried the ball 34 times for 260 yards and a touchdown in the loss.