Miners Fall 34-24 Against Tulane - Game Recap
Texas El Paso was unable to contain Orleans Darkwa on Saturday and the result was a 34-24 Week 8 loss against the Green Wave.
The Green Wave were a 10-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Ryan Griffin completed 19 of 34 pass attempts for 201 yards for the Green Wave in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Miners defense.
Donald Buckram rushed for 81 yards for Texas El Paso, while James Thomas added 37 yards. Trevor Vittatoe threw for 102 yards for the Miners, while receivers Marlon McClure and Evan Davis had 32 and 32 yards respectively.
Tulane outgained Texas El Paso 461-286 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-18 by the Green Wave.
The time of possession battle favored Tulane as their offense was on the field for 34:12, longer than the 24:35 of their opponents.
Next game, Tulane takes its act home to face Southern Methodist looking for another win. For Texas El Paso, they head on the road to face Marshall.