Tulsa Defeats Memphis 48-7 - Recap
Memphis couldn't hang with the Golden Hurricane on Saturday as Tulsa blasted the Tigers 48-7 in Week 5 action at Liberty Bowl.
Tulsa won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 61.5.
G.J. Kinne completed 18 of 31 pass attempts for 214 yards for the Golden Hurricane in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jerrell Rhodes rushed for 62 yards for Memphis, while Gregory Ray added 48 yards. Ryan Williams threw for 64 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Marcus Rucker and Deven Onarheim had 37 and 16 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Tulsa 447-207 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-12 by the Golden Hurricane.
The time of possession battle favored Tulsa as their offense was on the field for 32:51, longer than the 27:09 of their opponents.
Tulsa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Southern Methodist. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track at Louisville.