Scores

Final

Florida Atl 17

(0-5, 0-2 C-USA)

North Texas 31

(2-4, 1-1 C-USA)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:30 PM ET, October 8, 2011

Mean Green Stadium, Denton, TX

1 2 3 4 T
FAU 0 0 3 1417
UNT 7 0 24 031

Top Performers

Passing: D. Kooi (FAU) - 70 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: A. Morris (FAU) - 23 CAR, 162 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Williams (FAU) - 3 REC, 37 YDS, 1 TD

North Texas 31, FAU 17

Associated Press

DENTON, Texas -- North Texas returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a span of 10 seconds Saturday en route to a 31-17 victory over Florida Atlantic.

Royce Hill picked off a pass from Graham Wilbert and returned it 85 yards for a score with 7:21 remaining in the third quarter. On Florida Atlantic's next play from scrimmage, Wilbert was intercepted again, this time by Steven Ford who returned it 15 yards for a touchdown and a 24-0 North Texas lead.

Lance Dunbar added 105 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Mean Green (2-4, 1-1 Sun Belt).

Alfred Morris had 162 yards rushing for Florida Atlantic (0-5, 0-2), including a 28-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. Wilbert finished with three interceptions while completing 10 of 30 passes for 95 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAU
UNT
1st Downs1815
Total Yards334237
Passing165108
Rushing169129
Penalties7-523-15
3rd Down Conversions5-156-17
4th Down Conversions0-21-2
Turnovers41
Possession28:0431:56

Passing Leaders

Florida AtlanticC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wilbert10/30953.203
North TexasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson13/271084.000

Rushing Leaders

Florida AtlanticCARYDSAVGTDLG
Morris231627.0128
Stinson133.003
North TexasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dunbar291053.6113
Hamilton8232.9011

Receiving Leaders

Florida AtlanticRECYDSAVGTDLG
Morris35117.0031
Williams33712.3117
North TexasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bynes33812.7016
Power22713.5020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAUUNT
TD06:06Derek Thompson 1 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 07
THIRD QUARTERFAUUNT
FG11:47Zach Olen 52 Yd 010
TD08:56Lance Dunbar 2 Yd Run (Zach Olen Kick) 017
TD07:21Royce Hill 85 Yd Interception Return (Zach Olen Kick) 024
TD07:11Steven Ford 15 Yd Interception Return (Zach Olen Kick) 031
FG04:19Vinny Zaccario 30 Yd 331
FOURTH QUARTERFAUUNT
TD10:46Alfred Morris 28 Yd Run (Vinny Zaccario Kick) 1031
TD08:50Darian Williams 6 Yd Pass From David Kooi (Vinny Zaccario Kick) 1731