Scores

Final

UTEP 24

(1-1, 0-1 C-USA)

Houston 54

(2-0, 1-0 American)

Coverage: ESPN

10:15 PM ET, September 10, 2010

Robertson Stadium, HOUSTON, TX

1 2 3 4 T
UTEP 7 3 7 724
HOU 14 17 6 1754

Top Performers

Passing: T. Vittatoe (UTEP) - 340 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: B. Beall (HOU) - 19 CAR, 195 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: K. Adams (UTEP) - 7 REC, 114 YDS, 1 TD

Houston 54, UTEP 24

Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Bryce Beall rushed for 195 yards and three touchdowns to lead Houston to a 54-24 victory over UTEP on Friday night.

Michael Hayes added three touchdowns for the Cougars, who lost quarterback Case Keenum to an undisclosed injury in the third quarter.

The Cougars (2-0) extended a school record with their 17th straight home win.

Quarterback Trevor Vittatoe was 30 of 54 for 340 yards and three touchdowns for the Miners (1-1).

Beall's touchdowns were 5, 1 and 2 yards, while Hayes' were from 4, 9 and 2 yards as the Cougars finished with 643 yards of total offense, 309 rushing.

Keenum was injured late in the third quarter with the Cougars leading 37-17. Keenum was intercepted by Travaun Nixon and he tried to make a tackle on the play, missed, and was slow to get up. He was 15 of 24 for 265 yards and an interception.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UTEP
HOU
1st Downs2432
Total Yards440656
Passing340348
Rushing100308
Penalties11-936-54
3rd Down Conversions9-169-11
4th Down Conversions0-20-0
Turnovers12
Possession32:1127:49

Passing Leaders

UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Vittatoe30/543406.330
HoustonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Keenum15/2427911.601

Rushing Leaders

UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Banyard10373.7012
Frazier6345.7016
HoustonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Beall1919510.3343
Hayes17774.5311

Receiving Leaders

UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
Adams711416.3132
McClure24824.0030
HoustonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Edwards611819.7061
Hayes47518.8037

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUTEPHOU
TD10:18Pierce Hunter 7 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Dakota Warren Kick) 70
TD08:47Michael Hayes 4 Yd Run (Matt Hogan Kick) 77
TD03:14Bryce Beall 5 Yd Run (Matt Hogan Kick) 714
SECOND QUARTERUTEPHOU
FG11:06Matt Hogan 19 Yd 717
FG06:04Dakota Warren 22 Yd 1017
TD04:18Bryce Beall 1 Yd Run (Matt Hogan Kick) 1024
TD00:25Michael Hayes 9 Yd Run (Matt Hogan Kick) 1031
THIRD QUARTERUTEPHOU
TD12:30Michael Hayes 2 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1037
TD07:35Donavon Kemp 12 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Dakota Warren Kick) 1737
FOURTH QUARTERUTEPHOU
TD14:39Bryce Beall 2 Yd Run (Matt Hogan Kick) 1744
TD11:39Kris Adams 5 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Dakota Warren Kick) 2444
FG08:33Matt Hogan 34 Yd 2447
TD03:52James Cleveland 6 Yd Pass From Cotton Turner (Matt Hogan Kick) 2454