Sun Belt Conference Scores From The Weekend

October 7, 2012 · By · Filed Under Football, Sun Belt Conference 

Western Kentucky, Troy, FAU and the Jags were all off this weekend.

Arkansas State 34 – FIU 20

FIU, who was picked to win the SBC title this pre-season, fell to 1-5 (1-1 SBC). While Arkansas State improved to 3-3 (1-1 SBC) on the season. ASU’s Ryan Aplin became the SBC’s all-time leader in career offense with 10,365 yards as he went 15-of-23 for 223 yards. Running back David Oku rushed for three touchdowns while freshman receiver J.D. McKissic caught five passes for 124 yards, his first 100-yard receiving game, and a touchdown.

The Jags will travel to Jonesboro, Arkansas to face ASU this weekend.


UL-Monroe 31 – MTSU 17

ULM improved to 3-2 (1-0 SBC) on the season with their win while MTSU fell to 3-2 (1-1 SBC).

ULM quarterback Kolton Browning went 26-of-38 for 285 yards and a touchdown in the win. ULM receiver Brent Leonard caught eight passes for 73 yards and Je’Ron Hamm added three catches for 62 yards and a touchdown. Running back Jyruss Edwards added 87 yards rushing on 17 attempts with two touchdowns.


UL-Lafayette 41 – Tulane 13

The Ragin’ Cajuns (4-1, 2-0 SBC) rushed for 294 yards as they defeated the Tulane Green Wave for homecoming. ULL rushed for 164 of those yards in the first half en route to a 24-10 halftime lead. Alonzo Harris rushed 23 times for 123 yards and a touchdown. Terrance Broadway got his first start at quarterback for ULL and went 9-of-22 for 150 yards and two touchdowns while also adding a rushing touchdown as well.


North Texas 21 – Houston 44

UNT (2-4 overall, 1-1 SBC) fell behind a mere 1:15 into the game as Houston scored on five of its first six possessions. They turned the ball over on downs deep in UNT territory on the only possession of the first half without a score. Each scoring drive averaged over 77 yards and only took just over two minutes to score.

UNT’s Derek Thompson went 20-of-38 for 252 yards with two interceptions. Running back Brandin Byrd rushed 19 times for 96 yards while Jeremy Brown added 80 yards on 7 carries. Ivan Delgado caught four passes for 85 yards in the loss.


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