Scores

Final

North Texas 21

(3-5, 2-2 C-USA)

Middle Tennessee 38

(5-3, 3-1 C-USA)

3:30 PM ET, October 27, 2012

Floyd Stadium, MURFREESBORO, TN

1 2 3 4 T
UNT 0 0 14 721
MTU 17 7 14 038

Top Performers

Passing: L. Kilgore (MTU) - 349 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: A. Jimmerson (UNT) - 16 CAR, 85 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: K. Griswould (MTU) - 3 REC, 140 YDS, 2 TD

Middle Tennessee 38, North Texas 21

Associated Press

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Logan Kilgore threw three touchdowns as Middle Tennessee defeated North Texas 38-21 Saturday, snapping a two-game skid against the Mean Green.

Kilgore threw touchdown passes of 18 and 72 yards in the first quarter. His 49-yarder to Kyle Griswould in the second quarter gave the Green Wave (5-3, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference) a 24-0 lead at halftime.

Griswould finished with 140 yards and two touchdowns on three catches. Middle Tennessee's Anthony Amos led all receivers with 121 yards and a touchdown on eight catches. It was Amos' fourth 100-yard receiving game this season.

Kilgore, who threw for 349 yards and added a 45-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, has topped 200 passing yards in all but two games this season.

Derek Thompson paced North Texas (3-5, 2-2) with 179 passing yards and Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns but the Mean Green had three turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNT
MTU
1st Downs2320
Total Yards432488
Passing221349
Rushing211139
Penalties4-442-20
3rd Down Conversions3-125-13
4th Down Conversions1-30-1
Turnovers40
Possession32:4627:14

Passing Leaders

North TexasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson17/292217.613
Middle TennesseeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kilgore20/3034911.630

Rushing Leaders

North TexasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Byrd18874.8013
Jimmerson16855.3215
Middle TennesseeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Parker18553.1111
Kilgore14545.0145

Receiving Leaders

North TexasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Smith27638.0041
Power35819.3027
Middle TennesseeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Griswould314046.7272
Amos812115.1152

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNTMTU
TD09:18Anthony Amos 18 Yd Pass From Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez Kick) 07
TD06:38Kyle Griswould 72 Yd Pass From Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez Kick) 014
FG01:13Carlos Lopez 21 Yd 017
SECOND QUARTERUNTMTU
TD02:42Kyle Griswould 49 Yd Pass From Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez Kick) 024
THIRD QUARTERUNTMTU
TD13:48Jordan Parker 4 Yd Run (Carlos Lopez Kick) 031
TD10:20Antoinne Jimmerson 2 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 731
TD09:27Logan Kilgore 45 Yd Run (Carlos Lopez Kick) 738
TD01:26Carlos Harris 13 Yd Pass From Derek Thompson (Zach Olen Kick) 1438
FOURTH QUARTERUNTMTU
TD06:38Antoinne Jimmerson 15 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 2138