Bean 66-yard TD run sparks North Texas over Rice 27-17


DENTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Bean accounted for two touchdowns to lead North Texas to a 27-17 victory against Rice. Bean broke loose for a 66-yard touchdown run and tossed a 25-yard touchdown pass to Jaelon Darden in the second quarter to give the Mean Green a 14-10 halftime lead. DeAndre Torrey had 102 yards rushing on 19 carries, and his 1-yard TD run capped the scoring for North Texas midway through the fourth quarter. Bean was 9-of-20 passing for 120 yards and added 94 yards rushing. Mike Collins was 23 of 34 for 327 yards passing with two touchdowns for Rice.