North Texas at Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee 38, North Texas 21


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Logan Kilgore threw three touchdowns as Middle Tennessee defeated North Texas 38-21 Saturday, snapping a two-game skid against the Mean Green.

Kilgore threw touchdown passes of 18 and 72 yards in the first quarter. His 49-yarder to Kyle Griswould in the second quarter gave the Green Wave (5-3, 3-1 Sun Belt Conference) a 24-0 lead at halftime.

Griswould finished with 140 yards and two touchdowns on three catches. Middle Tennessee's Anthony Amos led all receivers with 121 yards and a touchdown on eight catches. It was Amos' fourth 100-yard receiving game this season.

Kilgore, who threw for 349 yards and added a 45-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, has topped 200 passing yards in all but two games this season.

Derek Thompson paced North Texas (3-5, 2-2) with 179 passing yards and Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 85 yards and two touchdowns but the Mean Green had three turnovers.

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Scoring Summary
MTSUAnthony Amos 18 yd pass from Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez kick)
MTSUKyle Griswould 72 yd pass from Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez kick)
MTSUCarlos Lopez 21 yd FG
MTSUKyle Griswould 49 yd pass from Logan Kilgore (Carlos Lopez kick)
MTSUJordan Parker 4 yd run (Carlos Lopez kick)
NTEXASAntoinne Jimmerson 2 yd run (Zach Olen kick)
MTSULogan Kilgore 45 yd run (Carlos Lopez kick)
NTEXASCarlos Harris 13 yd pass from Derek Thompson (Zach Olen kick)
NTEXASAntoinne Jimmerson 15 yd run (Zach Olen kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2320
Third Down Efficiency3-125-13
Fourth Down Efficiency1-30-1
Plays-Net Yards72-43267-488
Passing Yds221349
Kick Return Yds9360
Punt Return Yds59
Time of Poss.32:4627:14
Individual Stats
NTEXAS: Brandin Byrd 18-87, Antoinne Jimmerson 16-85, Jeremy Brown 6-50, Team 1--4, Derek Thompson 2--7
MTSU: Jordan Parker 18-55, Logan Kilgore 1-45, Drayton Calhoun 8-18, Jeremiah Bryson 4-14, Reggie Whatley 5-9, Team 1--2
NTEXAS: Derek Thompson 17-29-221-3
MTSU: Logan Kilgore 20-30-349-0
NTEXAS: Christopher Bynes 4-50, Andrew Power 3-58, Darnell Smith 2-76, Drew Miller 2-4, Jeremy Brown 2-4, Lynrick Pleasant 1-14, Carlos Harris 1-13, Brelan Chancellor 1-7, Antoinne Jimmerson 1--5
MTSU: Anthony Amos 8-121, Kyle Griswould 3-140, Jeremiah Bryson 3-10, Vincent Van Horne 2-44, Christian Collis 2-16, Harold Turner 1-11, Drayton Calhoun 1-7
North Texas1st Conference USA West0-00-0
Middle Tennessee1st Conference USA East0-00-0

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