UTEP forces 5 turnovers, beats Southern Miss 35-14
Brown intercepted Cole Weeks' pass and returned it 51 yards to give UTEP (5-3, 3-1 Conference USA) a 28-14 lead early in the fourth and Gathrite returned a fumble 59 yards to cap the scoring with 9:31 left.
UTEP gained just 234 yards in total offense but forced five turnovers to win a third consecutive conference game for the first time since 2008.
Weeks was 20 of 46 for 309 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Casey Martin had six catches for 129 yards and a touchdown.