EL PASO, Texas -- J'Mar Smith accounted for four touchdowns -- passing for two and rushing for two -- as Louisiana Tech built a huge halftime lead and defeated winless UTEP 41-21 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA) opened the scoring near the end of the first quarter with a 23-yard pass from Smith to Scott. Louisiana Tech went on to a 28-0 halftime lead after Jaqwis Dancy tore off on a 54-yard run, DaMarion King returned an interception 71 yards and Smith added a 10-yard run.
Louisiana Tech rushed for a season-high 343 yards with Dancy gaining a career-high 135 yards, and Scott, 134.
Smith didn't throw an interception for the fourth-straight game. King's pick six was his first and one of three takeaways for the Bulldogs.
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