Recap - Bulldogs Defeat Texas El Paso 38-35
|Recap - Bulldogs Defeat Texas El Paso 38-35|
Kenneth Dixon tore up the turf for 200 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Bulldogs to a 38-35 win over the Miners at Sun Bowl.
Louisiana Tech was a favorite by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
Ryan Higgins completed 10 of 18 pass attempts for 110 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Aaron Jones rushed for 121 yards for Texas El Paso, while Nathan Jeffery added 45 yards. Jameill Showers threw for 237 yards for the Miners, while receivers Jordan Leslie and Craig Wenrick had 114 and 52 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso was outgained by Louisiana Tech 463-440 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-22 by the Bulldogs.
Louisiana Tech lost the time of possession battle 33:27/26:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Louisiana Tech takes its act home to face North Texas looking for another win. For Texas El Paso, they head home to face Tulsa.