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11/17/2012 9:31 PM EST
Rice rolls past SMU 36-14, keeps bowl hopes alive
RICE 36, SMU 14
HOUSTON (AP) -- Taylor McHargue threw two touchdown passes and
Chris Boswell kicked five field goals, three from longer than 50
yards, as Rice beat SMU 36-14 on Saturday.
McHargue, who finished with 297 yards passing, ran for another
TD for the Owls (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA), who can qualify for a
bowl bid by winning at UTEP next week. McHargue connected with
Vance McDonald for a 19-yard TD and Donte Moore for a 7-yard
Boswell, a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award for the top
college kicker, made field goals from 56, 51, 43, 53 and 28
yards. He missed from 44. The junior has five field goals of
50-plus yards this season and 10 in his career.
Zach Line ran for both touchdowns for the Mustangs (5-6, 4-3),
finishing with 94 yards rushing. Darius Johnson caught six
passes for 153 yards for SMU, which can qualify for a bowl by
beating Tulsa next week.
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