UTEP 14 10 0 7 31
NMEXICO 7 0 14 3 24
Date of game: 8/30/2014

Recap: New Mexico vs. Texas-El Paso

Albuquerque, NM (SportsNetwork.com) - Aaron Jones rushed for 237 yards and three touchdowns, including the game-winner, as the Texas-El Paso Miners escaped with a 31-24 triumph over the New Mexico Lobos at University Stadium.

Jameill Showers tallied 116 yards and a touchdown on 11-of-22 passing for UTEP (1-0). Jarrad Shaw (four receptions, 76 yards, TD) was his favorite receiver.

Cole Gautsche rushed for 184 yards and two scores and also threw for 36 yards on 3-of-5 passing for New Mexico (0-1). Teriyon Gipson tacked on 71 yards and a touchdown and Jhurell Pressley rushed for 84 yards.

Jones finished off UTEP's first drive of the game with a 12-yard touchdown run.

New Mexico evened the score with a 68-yard rushing touchdown from Gautsche midway through the first quarter.

Showers put UTEP back on top before the period was over with a 48-yard touchdown pass to Shaw.

Midway through the second quarter the Miners got a 23-yard field goal from Jay Mattox.

Jones then ripped off a 73-yard touchdown run as the Miners began to pull away before intermission.

A 13-yard rushing touchdown from Gipson and a 51-yarder from Gautsche in the third quarter helped the Lobos pick up a bit of momentum.

The Lobos eventually pulled even on a 35-yard field goal from Zack Rogers with 8:10 to play in regulation.

However, the Miners were able to escape with the victory following a three- yard touchdown run from Jones with just over two minutes to play.

The two teams combined for 740 yards rushing.

Game Notes

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