FLAINTL 7 7 0 0 14
NTEXAS 14 0 3 0 17
Date of game: 11/22/2014

Recap: North Texas vs. FIU

Denton, TX (SportsNetwork.com) - Andrew McNulty threw for 105 yards a touchdown as the North Texas Mean Green defeated the FIU Panthers, 17-14, in a Conference USA clash at Apogee Stadium.

McNulty connected on 9-of-20 passes and was intercepted twice for the Mean Green (4-7, 2-5 C-USA). Reggie Pegram rushed for 114 yards and a touchdown, while Marcus Smith added 29 yards receiving and a score in the win.

As for the Panthers (4-8, 3-5), Alex McGough threw for 56 yards and three interceptions. Anthony Samuel contributed 89 yards rushing in the loss.

The Mean Green took a 14-0 lead when Pegram ran 54 yards for a touchdown on the second play. Then McNulty threw a four-yard touchdown pass to Smith with 5:21 left to play in the first quarter.

FIU tied the score 14-14, as Richard Leonard returned a punt 74 yards for a touchdown with just over a minute remaining in the first quarter. Then Jeremiah McKinnon intercepted a McNulty pass and returned it 71 yards for a score with just over a minute left in the half.

At the end of the third quarter, Trevor Moore kicked a 36-yard field goal to give North Texas a 17-14 lead and the eventual win.

In the victory the Mean Green defense held the visitors to just 147 yards of total offense.

Game Notes

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Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

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