EL PASO, Texas -- Trevor Vittatoe threw three touchdown passes Saturday night to lead UTEP to a 28-14 victory over SMU.
Vittatoe, who was 17 of 28 for 183 yards with no sacks or interceptions, found Evan Davis, Pierce Hunter and Marlon McClure for first-half scores, leading the Miners (6-4, 3-4 Conference USA) to a 21-7 halftime lead. Leilyon Myers' 2-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter sealed the win and made UTEP bowl-eligible.
Kyle Padron threw a touchdown pass and ran for one for the Mustangs (5-5, 4-2). Padron was 28 of 44 for 255 yards including the TD to Aldrick Robinson, who finished with nine receptions for 131 yards.