Recap - Owls Defeat Texas El Paso 33-24
|Recap - Owls Defeat Texas El Paso 33-24|
Texas El Paso was unable to contain Charles Ross on Saturday and the result was a 33-24 Week 13 loss against the Owls.
Rice was an underdog by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 56.5.
Taylor McHargue completed 21 of 30 pass attempts for 207 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Nathan Jeffery rushed for 95 yards for Texas El Paso, while Laquintus Dowell added 25 yards. Nick Lamaison threw for 249 yards for the Miners, while receivers Jordan Leslie and Michael Edwards had 168 and 121 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Rice 453-443 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-17 by the Owls.
Texas El Paso lost the time of possession battle 37:32/22:28, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.