Cougars Down UCLA 38-34 - Match Report
Case Keenum's 310-yard performance through the air was the key in Houston's 38-34 win over UCLA on Saturday at John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 59.5.
Bryce Beall rushed for 69 yards, while Michael Hayes added 42 yards in the win. Tyron Carrier and E.J. Smith added 138 and 60 receiving yards respectively.
Johnathan Franklin rushed for 128 yards for UCLA, while Richard Brehaut added 87 yards. Richard Brehaut threw for 264 yards for the Bruins, while receivers Joseph Fauria and Nelson Rosario had 110 and 87 yards respectively.
Houston lost the offensive yardage battle to UCLA 554-469 yards in Saturday's game. Houston had more first downs as that total ended up 29-26.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 34:01/25:59, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Houston heads into a Week 2 battle against North Texas. UCLA, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Jose State.