Win Probability 100%

UNT
RICE
UNT 100%

UNT

30

RICE

14

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • UNT383
    • 282RICE
  • Turnovers

    • UNT1
    • 1RICE
  • Possession

    UNTRICE
    27:4832:12
  • 1st Downs

    • UNT25
    • 13RICE

Game Information

Rice Stadium
Coverage: ESPN3
  • Houston, TX 77251
Attendance: 17,956
11/26/2017 Associated Press

Smith rushes for career-high 178 in North Texas' 30-14 win

Nic Smith rushed for a career-high 178 yards and a score and North Texas warmed up for the Conference USA championship game with a 30-14 victory over Rice on Saturday.

Scoring Summary

1234T
North Texas7173330
Rice770014
first QuarterUNTRICE
TD
8:39
Brandon Douglas-Dotson 75 Yd Interception Return (Will Harrison Kick)
7 plays, 37 yards, 3:11
07
play
North Texas QB throws pick-six (0:45)

Mean Green's Mason Fine throws an interception to the Owls' Nicholas Sorensen, who takes it to the house for a 75-yard touchdown. (0:45)

TD
5:17
Nic Smith 13 Yd Run (Trevor Moore Kick)
9 plays, 75 yards, 3:22
77
play
Mean Green's Smith runs up the seam for TD (0:24)

North Texas' Nic Smith receives the hand-off and runs up the middle for a 13 yard touchdown. (0:24)

second QuarterUNTRICE
TD
11:58
Rico Bussey Jr. 51 Yd pass from Mason Fine (Trevor Moore Kick)
9 plays, 88 yards, 3:02
147
play
North Texas' Fine breaks school record with long TD pass (0:54)

Mean Green's Mason Fine heaves the ball to Rico Bussey who cradles it in for a touchdown. Fine breaks North Texas' single-season record with 27 touchdown passes. (0:54)

TD
9:35
Jaelon Darden 81 Yd Punt Return (Trevor Moore Kick)
3 plays, 4 yards, 2:23
217
TD
7:17
Miklo Smalls 52 Yd Run (Will Harrison Kick)
5 plays, 75 yards, 2:18
2114
play
Rice's QB runs in 52-yard TD (0:46)

Miklo Smalls runs the ball 52 yards and dives for the pylon for an Owls' touchdown. (0:46)

FG
0:55
Trevor Moore 44 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 48 yards, 6:22
2414
third QuarterUNTRICE
FG
3:30
Trevor Moore 19 Yd Field Goal
11 plays, 55 yards, 4:57
2714
fourth QuarterUNTRICE
FG
2:56
Trevor Moore 43 Yd Field Goal
9 plays, 54 yards, 3:09
3014

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