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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 (1-2).

The only points of the first quarter came on a one-yard touchdown run by UTEP's Buckram.

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 by Frazier.

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 conversion attempt.

This game featured a three hour weather delay.

09/20 02:33:16 ET


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