Memphis Defeats Tulane 33-17 - Recap

Memphis Defeats Tulane 33-17 - Recap

The Tigers were Week 8 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Green Wave by a score of 33-17 at Louisiana Superdome.

Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 52.5.

Taylor Reed completed 14 of 26 pass attempts for 213 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Green Wave defense.

Orleans Darkwa rushed for 84 yards for Tulane, while Ryan Griffin added 14 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 377 yards for the Green Wave, while receivers Orleans Darkwa and Wilson Van Hooser had 112 and 100 yards respectively.

Memphis lost the offensive yardage battle to Tulane 459-289 yards in Saturday's game. Tulane had more first downs as that total ended up 26-15.

Memphis lost the time of possession battle 32:46/27:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Memphis heads into a Week 9 battle against Central Florida. Tulane, meanwhile, will have their next action against East Carolina.