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Houston Defeats Tulane 73-17 - Recap

Houston Defeats Tulane 73-17 - Recap

Case Keenum threw for 325 yards to lead the Cougars over Tulane 73-17 on Thursday in Week 11 action at Louisiana Superdome.

Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 34-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 77.5.

Charles Sims rushed for 207 yards, while Cotton Turner added 35 yards in the win. Patrick Edwards and Justin Johnson added 129 and 96 receiving yards respectively.

Orleans Darkwa rushed for 123 yards for Tulane, while Robert Kelley added 40 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 137 yards for the Green Wave, while receivers Justyn Shackleford and Xavier Rush had 38 and 29 yards respectively.

Tulane was outgained by Houston 735-331 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-16 by the Cougars.

The time of possession battle favored Tulane as their offense was on the field for 35:00, longer than the 25:00 of their opponents.

Next game, Houston takes its act home to face Southern Methodist looking for another win. For Tulane, they head on the road to face Rice.