Ricard passes Tulane to victory

Lester Ricard threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns as the Tulane Green Wave dropped the Rice Owls 38-24 at the Superdome on Saturday.

The Green Wave were 2.5-point underdogs to win at home, and the 62 points scored were OVER the posted total of 58.

Ricard was 21-for-40 and also threw an interception, and Matt Forte had 178 rushing yards and one touchdown for the Green Wave.

Chase Clement went 25-for-47 for 271 yards, two scores, and a pick, and Jarett Dillard had six receptions for 61 yards and a major for the Owls.