Mississippi Defeats Texas El Paso 28-10 - Recap
Jeff Scott ran for 113 yards as Mississippi handled Texas El Paso by a score of 28-10 on Saturday at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Rebels were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 53.5.
Bo Wallace completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 174 yards for the Rebels in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Autrey Golden rushed for 52 yards for Texas El Paso, while Xay Williams added 4 yards. Nick Lamaison threw for 213 yards for the Miners, while receivers Michael Edwards and Jordan Leslie had 88 and 80 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Mississippi 538-311 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-17 by the Rebels.
Mississippi lost the time of possession battle 32:23/27:37, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Mississippi looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Texas El Paso will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Mexico State.