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Tulane Defeats North Texas 24-21 - Recap

Tulane Defeats North Texas 24-21 - Recap

The Green Wave were Week 6 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Mean Green by a score of 24-21 at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Bettors who backed the Green Wave were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 53.5.

Nick Montana completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 132 yards for the Green Wave in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Derek Thompson rushed for 19 yards for North Texas, while Reggie Pegram added 9 yards. Derek Thompson threw for 326 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Darnell Smith and Brelan Chancellor had 130 and 103 yards respectively.

North Texas outgained Tulane 360-227 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 18-17 by the Mean Green.

Tulane led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:16/27:44 split in that important category.

Next game, Tulane takes its act home to face East Carolina looking for another win. For North Texas, they head home to face Middle Tennessee.