Buchele 5 TDs help SMU beat North Texas 65-35

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Shane Buechele threw three of his four touchdown passes in the first quarter and SMU cruised to a 65-35 win over North Texas. Buechele completed 24 of 33 passes for 344 yards with no interceptions and added a 2-yard touchdown run. Kylen Granson’s 7-yard scoring reception gave the Mustangs a 21-0 lead with 3:27 left in the quarter. The teams combined for 1,200 total yards, including 710 by SMU. UNT (1-1) went three-and-out five times, failed two convert to fourth downs and committed two turnovers.