Golden Eagles Down Louisiana Tech 13-12 - Match Report
The Golden Eagles grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Bulldogs on Saturday, winning 13-12 at Joe Aillet Stadium.
Southern Miss won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 3.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 55.5.
Austin Davis completed 22 of 38 pass attempts for 233 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bulldogs defense.
Tarik Hakmi rushed for 26 yards for Louisiana Tech, while Lennon Creer added 22 yards. Tarik Hakmi threw for 262 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Carey Fortson and Phillip Livas had 66 and 47 yards respectively.
Louisiana Tech was outgained by Southern Miss 425-309 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the Golden Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Miss as their offense was on the field for 38:25, longer than the 21:35 of their opponents.
Southern Miss looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Marshall. Louisiana Tech will aim to get back on the winning track at Hawaii.