Israel Tucker ran for two touchdowns, leading Louisiana Tech to a 21-17 victory over UTEP
ByThe Associated Press
October 11, 2020, 4:11 AM
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Israel Tucker ran for two touchdowns, leading Louisiana Tech to a 21-17 victory over UTEP on Saturday night.
Tucker had a 15-yard touchdown run in the first quarter, and bulled into the end zone from the 1 that stretched the Bulldogs’ lead to 21-10 with about 12 minutes remaining. On the ensuing kickoff, Duron Lowe ran untouched 100 yards into the end zone for UTEP (3-2, 0-1 Conference USA).
The Miners forced a punt on fourth-and-8 with about six minutes left, but a roughing the kicker penalty gave the ball back to the Bulldogs, who then ran the clock down to 32 seconds. UTEP fumbled the ball on its own 14-yard line three plays later.