Recap - Green Wave Defeat Rutgers 17-14
|Recap - Green Wave Defeat Rutgers 17-14|
Tulane earned a 17-14 victory over Rutgers on Saturday in Week 5 action at Rutgers Stadium.
Tulane was an underdog by 17 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Ryan Griffin completed 17 of 28 pass attempts for 140 yards for the Green Wave in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Mohamed Sanu rushed for 121 yards for Rutgers, while Jordan Thomas added 20 yards. Chas Dodd threw for 176 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Mohamed Sanu and Jeremy Deering had 70 and 66 yards respectively.
Tulane was outgained by Rutgers 353-245 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 15-14 by the Scarlet Knights.
Tulane lost the time of possession battle 32:15/27:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Tulane takes its act home to face Army looking for another win. For Rutgers, they head home to face Connecticut.