ASU Mopped up by Middle Tennessee 38 - 14

Murfreesboro, TN (KAIT) - Middle Tennessee showed ASU why they're second place in the Sun Belt, scoring the first 24 points of the game en route to a 38 - 14 win at Floyd Stadium.

Dwight Dasher carved up the Red Wolves for 263 passing yards and 4 touchdowns to move the Blue Raiders to 8 - 3 on the season.

Reggie Arnold found the endzone for the tenth time this season to cut the halftime deficit to 24-7.

A 2-8 ASU season got even worse in the third quarter, when Corey Leonard went down with a knee injury. No word yet on his status for the rest of the season. Ryan Aplin played the rest of the way, throwing for 147 yards, 1 TD and 1 INT. Aplin's touchdown pass was to Jahbari McLennan with seven minutes to go in the ballgame.

The Blue Raider defense limited ASU to 44 rushing yards on the afternoon, while the offense racked up 427 yards.

Steve Roberts' Red Wolves come back to Jonesboro for their final home game of the season next Saturday.

Kickoff with North Texas is scheduled for 2pm at ASU Stadium.