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Miners vs Golden Eagles Final: 26-13 - Recap

Southern Miss was unable to contain Ronald Awatt on Saturday and the result was a 26-13 Week 6 loss against the Miners.

Bettors who backed the Miners were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -1.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 46.5.

Ronald Awatt rushed for 159 yards, while Jacob Cowing added 53 yards in the win. Tyrin Smith and Reynaldo Flores added 55 and 48 receiving yards respectively.

Frank Gore, Jr. rushed for 43 yards for Southern Miss, while Dajon Richard added 3 yards. Jake Lange threw for 239 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Jakarius Caston and Frank Gore, Jr. had 94 and 58 yards respectively.

Southern Miss was outgained by UTEP 392-254 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 17-16 by the Golden Eagles.

Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 30:48-29:12, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, UTEP takes its act home to face LA Tech looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head home to face UAB.