UAB Falls 49-42 to Golden Hurricane - Recap
The Golden Hurricane grabbed a Week 5 victory over the Blazers on Saturday, winning 49-42 at Legion Field.
Tulsa did not, however, defeat the Blazers against the spread, which closed at 13.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 59.5.
Cody Green completed 23 of 39 pass attempts for 237 yards for the Golden Hurricane in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Blazers defense.
Darrin Reaves rushed for 61 yards for UAB, while Bashr Coles added 11 yards. Austin Brown threw for 337 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Jamarcus Nelson and Jackie Williams had 146 and 73 yards respectively.
UAB was outgained by Tulsa 478-338 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-18 by the Golden Hurricane.
UAB lost the time of possession battle 31:48/28:12, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Tulsa takes its act on the road to face Marshall looking for another win. For UAB, they head home to face Southeastern Louisiana.