SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Texas-San Antonio built a big lead and held off a fourth-quarter rally for a 31-24 victory in the Alamodome on Saturday.
UTSA (6-4) had a 31-10 lead early in the fourth as Eric Soza passed for a pair of touchdowns and Evans Okotcha ran for a score.
But McNeese (6-4) roared back on a 6-yard TD pass from Cody Stroud to Dylan Long with 6:18 left and a 3-yard scoring run by Marcus Wiltz with 3:05 remaining.
Soza completed 24 of 37 passes for 262 yards and a pair of TDs, and was not sacked. Stroud completed 34 of 46 passes for 346 yards and two TDs.
|MCN||Wes Briscoe 12 yd pass from Cody Stroud (Josh Lewis kick)|
|TXSA||Evans Okotcha 23 yd pass from Eric Soza (Kristian Stern kick)|
|MCN||Josh Lewis 36 yd FG|
|TXSA||Eric Soza 4 yd run (Kristian Stern kick)|
|TXSA||Evans Okotcha 9 yd run (Kristian Stern kick)|
|TXSA||Brandon Armstrong 31 yd pass from Eric Soza (Kristian Stern kick)|
|TXSA||Kristian Stern 31 yd FG|
|MCN||Dylan Long 6 yd pass from Cody Stroud (Josh Lewis kick)|
|MCN||Marcus Wiltz 3 yd run (Josh Lewis kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||6-12||12-19|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-0||1-1|
|Kick Return Yds||102||52|
|Punt Return Yds||6||0|
|Time of Poss.||28:39||31:21|
|MCN: Marcus Wiltz 12-63, Javaris Murray 5-16, Darius Carey 3-14, Champlain Babin 2-8, Kelvin Bennett 2-5, Cody Stroud 2--13|
|TXSA: Evans Okotcha 10-50, Kam Jones 4-27, David Glasco 10-11, Eric Soza 4-8, Brandon Armstrong 1-5, Team 1--2, Brian Vaughn 2--3|
|MCN: Cody Stroud 34-46-346-1|
|TXSA: Eric Soza 24-37-262-0|
|MCN: Wes Briscoe 6-99, Diontae Spencer 6-62, Darius Carey 4-50, Champlain Babin 4-21, Damion Dixon 3-28, Marcus Wiltz 2-20, DeVionte Edmonson 2-17, Dylan Long 2-13, Ernest Celestie 2-12, Josh Jordan 1-12, Javaris Murray 1-6, Kendale Thomas 1-6|
|TXSA: Evans Okotcha 3-37, Josiah Monroe 3-33, Kam Jones 3-31, Marcellus Mack 3-26, Brandon Freeman 2-40, Earon Holmes 2-19, Nate Shaw 2-11, Kenny Harrison 2-4, Brandon Armstrong 1-31, Seth Grubb 1-18, David Glasco 1-6, Cole Hubble 1-6|