Recap - Owls Defeat Tulsa 30-27
|Recap - Owls Defeat Tulsa 30-27|
Rice earned a 30-27 victory over Tulsa on Saturday in Week 6 action at Chapman Stadium.
Rice won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Taylor McHargue completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 177 yards for the Owls in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Hurricane defense.
Trey Watts rushed for 165 yards for Tulsa, while Ja'Terian Douglas added 33 yards. Cody Green threw for 193 yards for the Golden Hurricane, while receivers Keevan Lucas and Thomas Roberson had 80 and 53 yards respectively.
Rice was outgained by Tulsa 415-344 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-19 by the Golden Hurricane.
The time of possession battle favored Tulsa as their offense was on the field for 32:18, longer than the 27:42 of their opponents.
Rice looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UTSA. Tulsa will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas El Paso.