Cougars Down Tulsa 48-16 - Match Report
Case Keenum sliced and diced the Golden Hurricane defense for 457 yards as Houston handed Tulsa a 48-16 defeat on Friday at Chapman 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 UNDER the closing number of 77.5.
Charles Sims rushed for 48 yards, while Michael Hayes added 36 yards in the win. Patrick Edwards and Justin Johnson added 181 and 106 receiving yards respectively.
Trey Watts rushed for 62 yards for Tulsa, while Ja'Terian Douglas added 48 yards. G.J. Kinne threw for 176 yards for the Golden Hurricane, while receivers Jordan James and Willie Carter had 43 and 42 yards respectively.
Tulsa was outgained by Houston 558-337 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Cougars.
Tulsa led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:10/29:50 split in that important category.