UTEP holds FIU to just 71 yards of offense, wins 40-6
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Calvin Brownholtz and Reynaldo Flores each accounted for two touchdowns and UTEP beat Florida International 40-6 on Saturday.
UTEP put up 525 yards of offense and held FIU to just 71.
Brownholtz was 12-of-18 passing for 190 yards for UTEP (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA). He threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Tyrin Smith with 3:52 remaining in the second half and connected with Kelly Akharaiyi for a 68-yard touchdown a little over a minute later.
Flores ran for 128 yards on 13 carries. He opened the scoring with a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and his 43-yarder stretched the Miners’ lead to 21-0 early in the second.
Alex Nobles scored on an 84-yard fumble return for FIU (4-7, 2-5).
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