NCAA Game Summary - Texas-El Paso at New Mexico State|
(Saturday, September 19th)
Final Score: Texas-El Paso 38, New Mexico State 12
Las Cruces, NM (Sports Network) - Donald Buckram ran for 113 yards and two
touchdowns on 14 rushing attempts to power the Texas-El Paso Miners to a
38-12 romp over the New Mexico State Aggies in a non-conference showdown at
Aggie Memorial Stadium.
Vernon Frazier also had two rushing touchdowns for Texas-El Paso (1-2).
Seth Smith ran for 99 yards on 13 carries in defeat for New Mexico State
The only points of the first quarter came on a one-yard touchdown run by
Late in the second quarter, the Miners extended their advantage to 14-0 on a
two-yard touchdown run by Jason Williams.
UTEP scored 17 more unanswered points in the third quarter to stretch its lead
to 31-0. Logan Barrett hit a 29-yard field goal, Buckram had a two-yard
touchdown run, and Frazier added a four-yard scoring scamper.
New Mexico State finally got on the board with a one-yard touchdown run by
Marquell Colston early in the fourth quarter. The two-point conversion attempt
failed, making the score 31-6.
The Miners then extended their advantage to 38-6 with a 13-yard touchdown run
The final points of the day came on a five-yard touchdown run by New Mexico
State's Kyle Nelson. That play was followed by another failed two-point
This game featured a three hour weather delay.
09/20 02:33:16 ET