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UNT reaches bowl eligibility with 30-7 win over Southern Miss

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DENTON -- Mason Fine threw for 292 yards and a score and DeAndre Torrey ran for three touchdowns and North Texas pulled away from Southern Mississippi 30-7 on Saturday.

After a scoreless opening quarter, Fine threw a 53-yard score to Jalen Guyton for a 7-0 lead. Southern Mississippi quickly countered when Jack Abraham threw a 44-yard pass to Quez Watkins to tie it.

North Texas (6-1, 1-1 Conference USA) added a field goal for a 10-7 lead before Torrey took over scoring duties with touchdown runs of 6, 8 and 34 yards to seal the victory. Torrey had 17 carries for 95 yards and Guyton had seven receptions for 124 yards.