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North Texas Defeats Southern Miss 55-14 - Recap

North Texas Defeats Southern Miss 55-14 - Recap

Derek Thompson threw for 300 yards to lead the Mean Green over Southern Miss 55-14 on Saturday in Week 9 action at MM Roberts Stadium.

North Texas was the ATS victor, as they covered the 12-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 50.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Reggie Pegram rushed for 74 yards, while Brandin Byrd added 61 yards in the win. Brelan Chancellor and Carlos Harris added 127 and 87 receiving yards respectively.

George Payne rushed for 44 yards for Southern Miss, while Jalen Richard added 1 yards. Nick Mullens threw for 210 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Dominique Sullivan and Marquise Ricard had 97 and 33 yards respectively.

North Texas outgained Southern Miss 529-249 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-10 by the Mean Green.

The time of possession battle favored North Texas as their offense was on the field for 41:51, longer than the 18:09 of their opponents.

Next game, North Texas takes its act home to face Rice looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head on the road to face Marshall.