Green Wave vs Blazers Final: 55-45 - Recap
|Green Wave vs Blazers Final: 55-45 - Recap|
Ryan Griffin sliced and diced the Blazers defense for 466 yards as Tulane handed UAB a 55-45 defeat on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Tulane won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 59.5.
Orleans Darkwa rushed for 74 yards, while Rob Kelley added 59 yards in the win. Ryan Grant and Xavier Rush added 184 and 126 receiving yards respectively.
Darrin Reaves rushed for 166 yards for UAB, while Greg Franklin added 27 yards. Austin Brown threw for 409 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Jackie Williams and Nick Adams had 143 and 119 yards respectively.
Tulane lost the offensive yardage battle to UAB 622-619 yards in Saturday's game. UAB had more first downs as that total ended up 29-26.
UAB lost the time of possession battle 34:59/25:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Tulane heads into a Week 10 battle against Rice. UAB, meanwhile, will have their next action against Southern Miss.