CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Chris Reynolds threw for two scores and Aaron McAllister ran for two touchdowns and Charlotte beat UTEP 38-28.
Following a 14-all tie in the first half, Charlotte used the final 19 minutes to secure control of the contest. Reynolds threw a 10-yard touchdown to Cameron Dollar with 3:31 left in the third for a 21-14 49ers lead.
Following Jonathan Cruz’s 32-yard field goal to make it a 10-point margin, Micaleous Elder scored on a 13-yard run with 4:40 left for a 31-14 lead.
UTEP's Gavin Hardison threw for 204 yards but was intercepted twice.
"It wasn't pretty, but I think any time you are able to win football games in this league it's a big deal," Coach Will Healy said after the game.