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Houston Baptist Huskies vs UTEP Miners Wrap - UTEP Wins 42-10
Aaron Jones scampered through the Houston Baptist defense for 228 yards as UTEP handed the Huskies a 42-10 defeat on Saturday at Sun Bowl.
Bettors who backed the Miners were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -24.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 54.5.
Aaron Jones rushed for 228 yards, while Kevin Dove added 59 yards in the win. Hayden Plinke and Eddie Sinegal added 77 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Tony Dawson rushed for 59 yards for Houston Baptist, while B.J. Kelly added 40 yards. Max Staver threw for 57 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Terrance Peters and Ricardo Barnett had 50 and 18 yards respectively.
Houston Baptist lost the offensive yardage battle to UTEP 514-227 yards in Saturday's game. UTEP had more first downs as that total ended up 27-12.
Houston Baptist lost the time of possession battle 34:40-25:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.