BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Chris Robison threw for three touchdowns as Florida Atlantic beat Southern Mississippi 34-17 on Saturday to clinch the Conference USA East Division title.
Robison had 156 yards passing for the Owls (9-3, 7-1), who will host the Conference USA Championship game on Dec. 7. BJ Emmons ran for 71 yards and a score. Harrison Bryant had 75 yards receiving and caught three touchdown passes.
Vladimir Rivas scored for the Owls with a 40-yard field goal with 8:07 left in the first quarter. Robison followed up with a pair of touchdown throws to Bryant, of 38 and 15 yards, and FAU led 17-0 early in the second quarter.