Texas El Paso Defeats Southern Miss 34-33 - Recap
The Miners grabbed a Week 12 victory over the Golden Eagles on Saturday, winning 34-33 at MM Roberts Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Miners were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 3.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.
Blaire Sullivan completed 9 of 17 pass attempts for 155 yards for the Miners in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Desmond Johnson rushed for 59 yards for Southern Miss, while Jalen Richard added 44 yards. Arsenio Favor threw for 374 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Quentin Pierce and Dominique Sullivan had 125 and 87 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Southern Miss 532-359 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Golden Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Texas El Paso as their offense was on the field for 30:13, longer than the 29:47 of their opponents.
Next game, Texas El Paso takes its act home to face Rice looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head on the road to face Memphis.