EL PASO, Texas -- — Deion Hankins ran for two first-quarter touchdowns and Texas-El Paso earned its fourth-straight win, rolling past Louisiana Tech, 19-3 in a Conference USA battle on Saturday night.
The Miners (6-1, 3-0) picked off Louisiana Tech's Austin Kendall three times, held the Bulldogs to 92 yards rushing and tackled Marcus Williams Jr. for a 1-yard loss and a safety in the second quarter.
Jacob Barnes connected on a 25-yard field goal for Louisiana Tech's only score with 6:56 to play in the first half.
Kendall was 13 of 27 for 164 yards for the Bulldogs (2-4, 1-1).
Gavin Baechle scored the only points of the second half on a 41-yard field goal with 38 seconds left in the third quarter.
UTEP lost three fumbles and and committed four turnovers.
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