Louisiana-Lafayette vs North Texas Recap - Mean Green Win 30-23
|Louisiana-Lafayette vs North Texas Recap - Mean Green Win 30-23|
Antoinne Jimmerson was good for 106 receiving yards on Tuesday as the Mean Green grabbed a 30-23 win over the Ragin` Cajuns at Apogee Stadium.
North Texas was an underdog by 4.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 56.5.
Derek Thompson completed 17 of 28 pass attempts for 282 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Terrance Broadway rushed for 84 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Effrem Reed added 19 yards. Terrance Broadway threw for 265 yards for the Ragin` Cajuns, while receivers Javone Lawson and Harry Peoples had 78 and 56 yards respectively.
Louisiana-Lafayette was outgained by North Texas 524-371 yards in Tuesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-12 by the Mean Green.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 36:35, longer than the 23:25 of their opponents.
Next game, North Texas takes its act on the road to face Middle Tennessee looking for another win. For Louisiana-Lafayette, they head home to face Arkansas State.