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Southeastern Louisiana Falls 27-21 to Green Wave - Recap

Southeastern Louisiana Falls 27-21 to Green Wave - Recap

The Green Wave grabbed a Week 1 victory over the Lions on Thursday, winning 27-21 at Louisiana Superdome.

Tulane did not, however, defeat the Lions against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 54.5.

Ryan Griffin completed 17 of 26 pass attempts for 129 yards for the Green Wave in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Lions defense.

Zeke Jones rushed for 61 yards for Southeastern Louisiana, while Sam Fairley added 22 yards. Tyler Beatty threw for 202 yards for the Lions, while receivers Kory Theodore and Simmie Yarborough had 77 and 52 yards respectively.

Tulane lost the offensive yardage battle to Southeastern Louisiana 266-252 yards in Thursday's game. Southeastern Louisiana had more first downs as that total ended up 17-15.

Southeastern Louisiana lost the time of possession battle 35:50/24:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Tulane looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rebels. The Lions will aim to get on the winning track at Louisiana-Monroe.