Highlights and Numbers: Louisiana Tech 17 UTEP 15

UTEP dropped a heartbreaker to Louisiana Tech on Saturday at the Sun Bowl, dropping the Miners to 4-7 and out of bowl contention. UTEP held the Bulldogs to their lowest output this season and UTEP’s offense dominated time of possession. In the end however, those efforts weren’t enough to get the win. UTEP finishes 2015 at North Texas. 

Blurbs and Notes:

“I’m pleased with how our guys have fought all year long. I told them how proud of them I was. I love this team and the whole team fought.” UTEP head coach Sean Kugler

  • T.K. Powell rushed for a career-high 124 yards on 16 carries (7.8 avg.). 
  • LA Tech was been held under 400 yards for the first time this season.
  • Alvin Jones tied his career high with 11 tackles.

Louisiana Tech UTEP
Explosive Plays 5 6
Offensive Plays 50 80
Turnovers 1 1
Red Zone TDs/Chances 1/4 1/2
Def. Points Per Possession 1.15 1.31
Sacks 0 0
Time of Possession 22:11 37:39
Penalties/Yards 6/55 4/36
RUSHING No. Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg.
Powell, TK 16 127 3 124 0 37 7.8
Posted on November 23, 2015 and filed under Southwest Round-Up.