ORLANDO, Fla. -- Latavius Murray rushed for a career-high 233 yards and scored three times to help Central Florida rout Texas-El Paso 31-14 on Friday night in the season finale for both teams.
Murray, a junior tailback, scored on runs of 38 and 40 yards and caught a 6-yard pass from freshman quarterback Blake Bortles as the Knights (5-7, 3-5 Conference USA) stopped a three-game losing streak.
The Miners (5-7, 2-6) needed a win to become bowl eligible.
UCF led 24-0 after its most dominating first-half performance of the season. Murray had 98 yards rushing and two touchdowns by halftime and the Knights' defense limited UTEP to five first downs and 94 yards total offense in the first two quarters.
Andrew DiRocco 39 yd FG GOOD
There still are plenty of doubters, but anyone who doesn't accept that the undefeated Hawkeyes are legit better start thinking again.
Redford Jones 41 yd FG GOOD
Dane Evans pass complete to Keyarris Garrett for 30 yds for a TD
Hawaii has hired Nevada offensive coordinator Nick Rolovich as its head football coach.
Halftime interview with Baylor head coach Art Briles