Stockstill's 4 TDs leads Middle Tennessee over UTEP 48-32
EL PASO, Texas (AP) Brent Stockstill completed 31 of 40 passes for 352 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions to help Middle Tennessee beat UTEP 48-32 on Saturday.
Ty Lee caught 10 passes for 158 yards and a score for the Blue Raiders (7-3, 6-1 Conference USA), who had all the points they needed when they led 34-10 at the end of the third quarter.
The Miners (1-9, 1-5) rallied with 22 fourth-quarter points but Middle Tennessee held off the surge with two TDs in the period, including Wesley Bush's 75-yard pick-6, his second of the year.
Stockstill had three touchdown passes in the first half. He opened the scoring with a 13-yarder to Tavares Thomas, made it 20-7 with a 25-yard strike to Lee and capped the first-half scoring with an 18-yarder to Zack Dobson with 18 seconds left in the period.
Stockstill threw a 60-yard pass to Gatlin Casey that made it 42-18 in the fourth.
Quardraiz Wadley ran 15 times for 99 yards and two touchdowns for UTEP.
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