Rice vs Tulane Recap - Owls Win 49-47
|Rice vs Tulane Recap - Owls Win 49-47|
Rice earned a 49-47 victory over Tulane on Saturday in Week 10 action at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Rice won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 63.5.
Taylor McHargue completed 12 of 20 pass attempts for 259 yards for the Owls in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Green Wave defense.
Josh Rounds rushed for 7 yards for Tulane, while Orleans Darkwa added 6 yards. Ryan Griffin threw for 476 yards for the Green Wave, while receivers Ryan Grant and Xavier Rush had 176 and 96 yards respectively.
Rice outgained Tulane 482-476 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-20 by the Owls.
Tulane lost the time of possession battle 40:01/19:59, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Rice looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Southern Methodist. Tulane will aim to get back on the winning track at Memphis.