MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Lance Dunbar rushed for 226 yards and a touchdown as North Texas snapped a four-game losing streak against Middle Tennessee in a 23-17 win Saturday.
The Eagles (3-7, 3-4 Sun Belt Conference) led 14-0 at the end of the first quarter on a 30-yard touchdown pass from Riley Dodge to Jamaal Jackson and a 3-yard run by Dunbar. Dodge was 15-for-26 for 167 yards passing for the Eagles, who never trailed. Zach Olen kicked field goals of 53, 24 and 38 yards for the Eagles.
Middle Tennessee (3-6, 2-3) has lost four of its past five games. Phillip Tanner scored both touchdowns for the Blue Raiders and rushed for 87 yards.
Dwight Dasher, who earlier this season became the first Sun Belt player to pass for 4,000 yards and rush for 2,000 in a career, passed for 197 yards and rushed for 82.
Perry Hills will start at quarterback Saturday for Maryland against top-ranked Ohio State, the latest development in the three-way battle to be the Terrapins' starter under center.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
The tougher tests await down the road for No. 3 Baylor Bears, but coach Art Briles has seen enough of his Bears to know this is his best team.
A decision has been made that Randy Edsall will not be the football coach at Maryland next season, and discussions are taking place about how and when to separate, a source said Thursday night.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.