HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Jack Abraham threw for 421 yards with three touchdowns and his favorite target, Quez Watkins, caught eight passes for 198 yards and a score and Southern Mississippi defeated North Texas 45-27 on Saturday night.
De'Michael Harris ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns to go with 79 yards receiving and another touchdown. The Golden Eagles had 563 total yards.
After a wild first half in which the quarterbacks passed for more than 400 yards and Southern Miss led 28-20, the Golden Eagles (4-2, 2-0 Conference USA) scored another 17 points and held North Texas (2-4, 1-1) to 114 yards of offense in the second half.