UTEP 41, New Mexico St. 28

Nick Lamaison threw for 300 yards and a career-high four

touchdowns as UTEP defeated New Mexico State 41-28 Saturday

night.

The Miners (1-2) scored on each of their first four possessions,

jumping out to a 27-0 lead with 10 minutes to play in the second

quarter. UTEP led 41-14 before the Aggies (2-1) added two

touchdowns late in the fourth quarter.

Lamaison had TD throws of 4, 32, 17 and 36 yards while

completing 21 of 32 passes. Jordan Leslie caught one of those

touchdowns and finished with seven receptions for a career-high 147

yards. Josh Ball added two short TD runs for the Miners.

New Mexico State’s Andrew Manley connected on 20 of 47 passes

for 290 yards and three scores. Austin Franklin had two TDs while

grabbing seven receptions for 107 yards. Kemonte Bateman had seven

catches for 115 yards and a score.