Scores

Final

Marshall 21

(6-6, 4-4 C-USA)

UTEP 52

(4-8, 3-5 C-USA)

3:00 PM ET, November 28, 2009

Sun Bowl, El Paso, TX

1 2 3 4 T
MRSH 0 14 7 021
UTEP 13 7 22 1052

Top Performers

Passing: T. Vittatoe (UTEP) - 517 YDS, 5 TD

Rushing: D. Buckram (UTEP) - 8 CAR, 25 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Moturi (UTEP) - 7 REC, 179 YDS, 1 TD

UTEP 52, Marshall 21

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Trevor Vittatoe passed for 517 yards and five touchdowns as UTEP routed Marshall 52-21 on Saturday.

Jeff Moturi led receivers with 179 yards, including an 80-yard scoring pass from Vittatoe, who also connected for TDs with Tufick Shadrawy, Kris Adams, Jonny Moore and Donavon Kemp.

James Thomas and Donald Buckram also scored for UTEP on runs of 4 and 12 yards.

Brian Anderson threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns for the Thundering Herd. Anderson found Aaron Dobson, Chuck Walker and Antavio Wilson for scores.

After leading 20-14 at the break, the Miners exploded in the second half, adding four touchdowns and a field goal while holding the Thundering Herd to just one TD.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MRSH
UTEP
1st Downs2726
Total Yards493589
Passing347517
Rushing14672
Penalties7-823-30
3rd Down Conversions11-173-10
4th Down Conversions0-12-2
Turnovers30
Possession34:4325:17

Passing Leaders

MarshallC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Anderson25/473477.433
UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Vittatoe28/4051712.950

Rushing Leaders

MarshallCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ward13574.409
Edwards-Maye11494.509
UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Williams8445.5020
Buckram8253.1112

Receiving Leaders

MarshallRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wilson915317.0150
Smith69916.5038
UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moturi717925.6180
Adams59719.4129

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMRSHUTEP
TD10:36James Thomas II 4 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 06
TD00:28Donald Buckram 12 Yd Run (Logan Barrett Kick) 013
SECOND QUARTERMRSHUTEP
TD12:55Aaron Dobson 34 Yd Pass From Brian Anderson (Craig Ratanamorn Kick) 713
TD04:00Tufick Shadrawy 23 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Logan Barrett Kick) 720
TD01:21Chuck Walker 9 Yd Pass From Brian Anderson (Craig Ratanamorn Kick) 1420
THIRD QUARTERMRSHUTEP
TD12:04Kris Adams 10 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Trevor Vittatoe Run For Two-Point Conversion) 1428
TD07:00Antavious Wilson 50 Yd Pass From Brian Anderson (Craig Ratanamorn Kick) 2128
TD03:24Jonny Moore 2 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Logan Barrett Kick) 2135
TD01:17Donavon Kemp 13 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Logan Barrett Kick) 2142
FOURTH QUARTERMRSHUTEP
TD13:17Jeff Moturi 80 Yd Pass From Trevor Vittatoe (Logan Barrett Kick) 2149
FG09:04Logan Barrett 28 Yd 2152