Scores

Final

UTEP 41

(1-2, 1-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Sun Bowl, EL PASO, TX

1 2 3 4 T
NMSU 0 7 7 1428
UTEP 20 7 7 741

Top Performers

Passing: N. Lamaison (UTEP) - 300 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: J. Bell (UTEP) - 9 CAR, 30 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Leslie (UTEP) - 7 REC, 147 YDS, 1 TD

UTEP 41, New Mexico St. 28

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Nick Lamaison threw for 300 yards and a career-high four touchdowns as UTEP defeated New Mexico State 41-28 Saturday night.

The Miners (1-2) scored on each of their first four possessions, jumping out to a 27-0 lead with 10 minutes to play in the second quarter. UTEP led 41-14 before the Aggies (2-1) added two touchdowns late in the fourth quarter.

Lamaison had TD throws of 4, 32, 17 and 36 yards while completing 21 of 32 passes. Jordan Leslie caught one of those touchdowns and finished with seven receptions for a career-high 147 yards. Josh Ball added two short TD runs for the Miners.

New Mexico State's Andrew Manley connected on 20 of 47 passes for 290 yards and three scores. Austin Franklin had two TDs while grabbing seven receptions for 107 yards. Kemonte Bateman had seven catches for 115 yards and a score.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NMSU
UTEP
1st Downs2927
Total Yards402487
Passing290310
Rushing112177
Penalties10-5512-129
3rd Down Conversions5-165-12
4th Down Conversions2-41-2
Turnovers10
Possession29:3230:28

Passing Leaders

New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Manley20/472906.231
UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lamaison21/323009.440

Rushing Leaders

New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Morrison12766.3017
Powell16493.1113
UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Golden12695.8017
LaQuintus5367.2029

Receiving Leaders

New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bateman711516.4147
Franklin710715.3237
UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leslie714721.0134
Edwards58617.2136

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNMSUUTEP
TD10:30Josh Bell 1 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 06
TD05:25Kevin Perry 4 Yd Pass From Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez Kick) 013
TD00:32Jordan Leslie 32 Yd Pass From Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez Kick) 020
SECOND QUARTERNMSUUTEP
TD10:00Josh Bell 3 Yd Run (Steven Valadez Kick) 027
TD03:05Austin Franklin 37 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 727
THIRD QUARTERNMSUUTEP
TD06:03Tiger Powell 1 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 1427
TD04:56Craig Wenrick 17 Yd Pass From Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez Kick) 1434
FOURTH QUARTERNMSUUTEP
TD09:11Michael Edwards 36 Yd Pass From Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez Kick) 1441
TD06:25Kemonte Bateman 25 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 2141
TD00:50Austin Franklin 11 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 2841