Mean Green vs Owls Final: 31-17 - Recap
Lance Dunbar scampered through the Florida Atlantic defense for 105 yards as North Texas handed the Owls a 31-17 defeat on Saturday at Mean Green Stadium.
The Mean Green were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 49.5.
Derek Thompson completed 13 of 27 pass attempts for 108 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alfred Morris rushed for 162 yards for Florida Atlantic, while Xavier Stinson added 3 yards. Graham Wilbert threw for 95 yards for the Owls, while receivers Alfred Morris and Darian Williams had 51 and 37 yards respectively.
North Texas lost the offensive yardage battle to Florida Atlantic 334-237 yards in Saturday's game. Florida Atlantic had more first downs as that total ended up 18-15.
The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 46:56, longer than the 26:46 of their opponents.
Next game, North Texas takes its act on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette looking for another win. For Florida Atlantic, they head home to face Western Kentucky.