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10/19/2013 7:57 PM EDT
North Texas takes down Louisiana Tech 28-13
NORTH TEXAS 28, LOUISIANA TECH 13
RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Derek Thompson accounted for two touchdowns,
one through the air and one on the ground, as North Texas
defeated Louisiana Tech 28-13 Saturday.
North Texas (4-3, 2-1 Conference USA) snapped a record of 26
consecutive losses following a win, winning two straight for the
first time since 2004.
The Mean Green erased an early 10-0 deficit against the Bulldogs
(2-5, 1-2), scoring 28 unanswered points.
North Texas got on the board with a 61-yard touchdown pass from
Thompson to Brelan Chancellor in the second quarter and a
56-yard interception return for a touchdown by Zac Whitfield
gave the Mean Green a 14-10 halftime lead. Whitfield had two
interceptions in the game.
A 3-yard touchdown run from Thompson and a 1-yard scoring run
from Brandin Byrd in the third quarter gave North Texas a 28-10
Ryan Higgins completed 36 passes for 343 yards and scored the
Bulldogs' lone touchdown.
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