Golden Panthers Down North Texas 41-16 - Match Report
North Texas was unable to slow down T.Y. Hilton, who produced 132 receiving yards as the Golden Panthers defeated the Mean Green 41-16 on Thursday.
Florida International was a favorite by 13.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 53.5.
Wesley Carroll completed 16 of 22 pass attempts for 193 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Brandin Byrd rushed for 46 yards for North Texas, while Lance Dunbar added 43 yards. Derek Thompson threw for 167 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Michael Outlaw and Brelan Chancellor had 59 and 55 yards respectively.
North Texas was outgained by Florida International 401-301 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Golden Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 32:47, longer than the 27:13 of their opponents.
Next game, Florida International takes its act on the road to face Louisville looking for another win. For North Texas, they head home to face Houston.