TROY, Ala. (AP) - Omar Haugabook passed for 194 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 64 yards and two more scores and Troy beat Middle Tennessee 45-7 to clinch at least a share of the Sun Belt Conference title.
Haugabook completed 16-of-29 passes and also had 16 carries for the Trojans (8-3, 6-0 Sun Belt Conference) before sitting out the fourth quarter.
Troy can win the a second straight Sun Belt championship and an automatic berth to the New Orleans Bowl with a victory over Florida Atlantic in two weeks or a Florida Atlantic loss to Florida International.
Middle Tennessee (5-6, 4-2) was in position for a shot at a share of the title coming into the game, but had two special teams blunders lead to Troy touchdowns in the second quarter.
(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
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