Golden Eagles vs Cougars Final: 49-28 - Recap
Tracy Lampley caught 6 passes for 125 yards against the Houston defense as Southern Miss handed the Cougars a 49-28 loss on Saturday at John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Golden Eagles were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 12.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 74.5.
Austin Davis completed 17 of 33 pass attempts for 279 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cougars defense.
Michael Hayes rushed for 50 yards for Houston, while Charles Sims added 32 yards. Case Keenum threw for 373 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Justin Johnson and Charles Sims had 171 and 69 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Southern Miss 486-428 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-21 by the Cougars.
Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 32:33/27:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.