Cougars vs Mustangs Final: 37-7 - Recap
Case Keenum threw for 318 yards to lead the Cougars over Southern Methodist 37-7 on Saturday in Week 12 action at John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 19.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 74.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Michael Hayes rushed for 68 yards, while Charles Sims added 44 yards in the win. Justin Johnson and Michael Hayes added 99 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Rishad Wimbley rushed for 19 yards for Southern Methodist, while Jared Williams added 11 yards. J.J. McDermott threw for 239 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Cole Beasley and Der'rikk Thompson had 84 and 64 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist was outgained by Houston 513-263 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Cougars.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 31:50/28:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Houston takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Southern Methodist, they head home to face Rice.