Tulsa upends Rice

Tulsa upends Rice

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane held off a late surge Saturday, as they got past the Rice Owls 48-43.

Tulsa failed to cover the 13.5-point spread on the road, and the 91 points sailed OVER the posted total of 78.5.

Paul Smith completed 23 passes for 443 yards with five touchdowns and ran for another to lead Tulsa.

Chase Clement threw for 536 yards, completing 39 passes with two touchdowns in the loss.