DeAndre Torrey had 17 carries for a career-high 187 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown run with 4:06 to play, and North Texas beat UNT 41-38 on Thursday night.

North Texas safety Khairi Muhammad (4) and North Texas defensive back Kemon Hall (16) close in on Florida Atlantic wide receiver Willie Wright (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
North Texas safety Khairi Muhammad (4) and North Texas defensive back Kemon Hall (16) close in on Florida Atlantic wide receiver Willie Wright (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

Mason Fine was 22-of-33 passing for 295 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions for UNT (8-3, 4-3 Conference USA). The junior — who is already the program’s career leader in completions, attempts and TD passes — left the game in the third quarter with an injury to his non-throwing hand. Backup Quinn Shanbour led back-to-back touchdown drives while scoring on runs of 5 and 18 yards before Fine returned.

North Texas wide receiver Cudjoe Young (81) carries the ball against Florida Atlantic during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
North Texas wide receiver Cudjoe Young (81) carries the ball against Florida Atlantic during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

The Owls (5-6, 3-4) scored 17 consecutive points to take a 24-21 lead early in the third quarter after Vladimir Rivas made a 31-yard field goal. Torrey ripped off a 46-yard run on the next play from scrimmage and, after Fine was injured two plays later, Shanbour scored from 5 yards out. Nate Brooks picked off a pass from Chris Robison three plays later and Shanbour’s second TD run made it 34-24 with 6:33 left in the quarter.

North Texas quarterback Mason Fine (6) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida Atlantic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
North Texas quarterback Mason Fine (6) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Florida Atlantic, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

Devin Singletary’s 8-yard scoring run capped an eight-play, 75-yard drive on FAU’s next possession and both offenses sputtered until Torrey’s long TD run. Robison hit Jovon Durante for a 55-yard touchdown three plays later and the Mean Green went three-and-out on its next possession but Khairi Muhamad poked a pass from Robison high in the air and picked it off with 1:53 to go.

North Texas defensive tackle Ulaiasi Tauaalo (15) and safety Khairi Muhammad (4) take down Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
North Texas defensive tackle Ulaiasi Tauaalo (15) and safety Khairi Muhammad (4) take down Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

Singletary finished with 91yards rushing and two touchdowns and Harrison Bryant had six receptions for 138 yards and a score for FAU.

North Texas defensive back Kemon Hall (16) takes down Florida Atlantic quarterback Chris Robison (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
North Texas defensive back Kemon Hall (16) takes down Florida Atlantic quarterback Chris Robison (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

UNT, which had three yards rushing at halftime, finished with 511 total yards, including 208 on the ground.

North Texas defensive back Taylor Robinson (24) takes down Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)
North Texas defensive back Taylor Robinson (24) takes down Florida Atlantic running back Devin Singletary (5) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 in Denton, Texas. (Jake King/The Denton Record-Chronicle via AP)

Career-high rushing yards for Torrey

Source: The Associated Press

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