Tulane vs Houston Recap - Cougars Win 40-17
Crawford Jones was good for 368 yards through the air on Saturday as the Cougars got past the Green Wave by a score of 40-17 at John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium.
The Cougars were a 12.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 67.5.
Ryan Jackson rushed for 129 yards, while Kenneth Farrow added 81 yards in the win. DeWayne Peace and Deontay Greenberry added 101 and 97 receiving yards respectively.
Dante Butler rushed for 42 yards for Tulane, while Orleans Darkwa added 23 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 346 yards for the Green Wave, while receivers Ryan Grant and Xavier Rush had 108 and 81 yards respectively.
Houston outgained Tulane 591-389 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-20 by the Cougars.
The time of possession battle favored Houston as their offense was on the field for 30:13, longer than the 29:47 of their opponents.