DENTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Imply Inexperienced handed the Roadrunners a powerful defeat of 45-23 in the present day, ending hopes for an ideal season.
North Texas’ blowout win is a disappointing finish to the season for UTSA followers, who had hoped to go 12-0.
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Though the Roadrunners managed to keep away from throwing any interceptions, three misplaced fumbles performed a major position of their loss.
UTSA quarterback Frank Harris managed to attain a dashing landing, however two expensive fumbles within the first half led to his being benched within the second.
UNT was additionally capable of covert third downs much more successfully, making 7/13 makes an attempt versus UTSA’s 2/13.
The Imply Inexperienced offense held onto the ball for almost 13 extra minutes than UTSA, making 15 extra performs over the course of the sport.
North Texas working backs Ikaika Ragsdale and DeAndre Torrey performed an particularly spectacular recreation, scoring two and three touchdowns respectively.
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Penalties additionally took a toll on the Roadrunners, setting them again a complete of 68 yards throughout 5 flags.
In distinction, UNT was solely referred to as for 3 penalties that took them again 25 yards.
The sport marked the primary time a high 25 crew had ever performed in UNT’s 10-year-old Apogee Stadium.
Regardless of the disappointing loss, UTSA remains to be enjoying within the Convention USA championship recreation Friday.
In the meantime, North Texas improves to 2-47 towards ranked opponents.
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