Louisiana Tech Falls 35-34 to Cougars - Recap
|Louisiana Tech Falls 35-34 to Cougars - Recap|
Case Keenum led the way with 351 passing yards on Saturday as the Cougars picked up a 35-34 victory over the Bulldogs at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Houston did not, however, defeat the Bulldogs against the spread, which closed at 6 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 68.5.
Bryce Beall rushed for 63 yards, while Michael Hayes added 28 yards in the win. Justin Johnson and Patrick Edwards added 100 and 81 receiving yards respectively.
Lennon Creer rushed for 99 yards for Louisiana Tech, while Ray Holley added 62 yards. Nick Isham threw for 199 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Quinton Patton and Taulib Ikharo had 82 and 49 yards respectively.
Louisiana Tech was outgained by Houston 449-444 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-21 by the Bulldogs.
The time of possession battle favored Louisiana Tech as their offense was on the field for 34:14, longer than the 25:46 of their opponents.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia State. Louisiana Tech will aim to get back on the winning track at Mississippi State.