TEXASTECH 0 16 7 7 30
UTEP 6 7 6 7 26
Date of game: 9/6/2014

Recap: Texas-El Paso vs. Texas Tech

El Paso, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Davis Webb threw three touchdown passes, each one to Bradley Marquez, as the Texas Tech Red Raiders came out on top in a back-and-forth battle with the Texas-El Paso Miners at the Sun Bowl, 30-26.

Webb completed 17-of-31 passes for 278 yards and zero interceptions for Texas Tech (2-0), and Marquez's (33 yards) only three receptions on the night went for touchdowns. Justin Stockton made the most of his eight carries, finishing with 135 yards and a score.

Jakeem Grant reeled in eight passes for 150 yards for the Red Raiders.

Jameill Showers struggled under center for UTEP (1-1), going a mere 9-of-25 on passing attempts for 116 yards. Aaron Jones was the Miners' top threat, turning 23 carries into 147 yards and two touchdowns.

After a lengthy 11-play, 67-yard drive to open the game, UTEP got off to a 3-0 lead early in the first quarter on a 22-yard field goal by Jay Mattox. The kicker added another short field goal (27 yards) later in the quarter.

Texas Tech tied the score at 6-6 early in the second after Stockton ripped off a 75-yard touchdown run, but it failed to take the lead after the ensuing two- point conversion attempt was no good.

The Red Raiders took the lead four minutes later on a 28-yard field goal by Ryan Bustin.

UTEP regained the lead following a 19-yard touchdown run by Jones, but Texas Tech went back on top, 16-13, less than three minutes before intermission on an 11-yard scoring strike from Webb to Marquez.

Webb and Marquez hooked up again midway through the third quarter, this time from 13 yards away, to give Texas Tech a 10-point lead, 23-13.

The Miners countered with a 13-play, 75-yard drive that lasted more than six minutes. Jeremiah Laufasa capped off the drive with a 24-yard touchdown run, but after a missed extra point, UTEP trailed by four, 23-19.

Pinned deep in its own territory, UTEP orchestrated an 11-play, 88-yard drive, resulting in a nine-yard touchdown rush by Jones to give it a three-point lead, 26-23, with just over five minutes to play.

The Red Raiders countered with a lengthy drive of their own, traveling 75 yards in seven plays, and the Webb-to-Marquez combination connected for a third time from nine yards out to put the visitors ahead, 30-26, with 2:32 to play.

UTEP turned the ball over on downs on its final opportunity.

Texas Tech gained 504 yards to UTEP's 393 despite owning a mere 21 minutes of possession time.

Game Notes

Lafayette, Scheuerman run past Lehigh in 150th meeting

The 150th series meeting between Lafayette and Lehigh was held at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, but Lafayette's Ross Scheuerman was ready for Broadway on Saturday.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Browns activate Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns activated wide receiver Josh Gordon on Saturday, a day before he is set to make his season debut against Atlanta.

Dodgers acquire Bolsinger from D-backs

The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired right- handed pitcher Mike Bolsinger from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday for cash considerations.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.