North Texas 38, Troy 33
Derek Thompson threw for 331 yards and two touchdowns and North
Texas defeated Troy 38-33 on Saturday.
Down three points early in the fourth quarter, Thompson threw a
46-yard touchdown to Chris Bynes. The Mean Green then recovered a
Corey Robinson fumble at the 6-yard line, and James Hamilton’s
6-yard touchdown run put them up 38-27.
Hamilton, who took over after Lance Dunbar left the game with a
knee injury, ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns.
Thompson also ran for a 15-yard touchdown.
Troy’s Robinson threw for 267 yards and four touchdowns, but
lost a fumble and threw an interception. The Trojans (2-7, 1-4 Sun
Belt Conference) have now lost five straight, and after winning or
sharing the Sun Belt title for five straight years won’t go to a
North Texas (4-6, 3-3) kept postseason hopes alive in coach Dan
McCarney’s first year.