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MIAMI (AP) — Alex McGough threw for two TDs, Trey Anderson threw a 79-yard scoring pass to Shug Oyegunie and Florida International beat UTEP 52-12 on Saturday.

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Alex Gardner, Anthon Samuel and Anthony Jones each ran for scores and FIU outgained UTEP (2-4, 0-2 Conference USA) 518 total yards to 272.

Jeremiah McKinnon intercepted a pass and returned it 31 yards for a TD and the Golden Panthers (3-3, 1-1) led 42-3 at halftime after scoring 35 unanswered points.

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McGough was 13 of 17 for 270 yards, including scoring strikes of 43 yards to Thomas Owens and 14 yards to Jonnu Smith. Anderson was 2 of 5 for 98 yards.

Gardner gained 56 yards on 10 carries and opened the scoring with a 2-yard run. Samuel scored on an 18-yard run and Jones on a 26-yarder.

Kavika Johnson hit Cole Freytag with a 23-yard pass for the Miners’ only TD.

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