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>> Florida International vs Texas El Paso Recap - Miners Win 33-10
Nathan Jeffery tore up the turf for 130 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Miners to a 33-10 win over the Golden Panthers at Sun Bowl.
The Miners were a 5.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 47.5.
Mack Leftwich completed 3 of 7 pass attempts for 80 yards for the Miners in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Lamarq Caldwell rushed for 95 yards for Florida International, while E.J. Hilliard added 6 yards. E.J. Hilliard threw for 53 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Dominique Rhymes and T.J. Lowder had 44 and 30 yards respectively.
Texas El Paso outgained Florida International 407-200 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-11 by the Miners.
Texas El Paso led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:21/25:39 split in that important category.
Next game, Texas El Paso takes its act on the road to face Tulane looking for another win. For Florida International, they head home to face Marshall.