Mean Green vs Golden Hurricane Final: 42-10 - Recap
Brandin Byrd scampered through the Tulsa defense for 251 yards as North Texas handed the Golden Hurricane a 42-10 defeat on Saturday at Chapman Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Mean Green were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.
Derek Thompson completed 17 of 26 pass attempts for 173 yards for the Mean Green in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Hurricane defense.
Trey Watts rushed for 114 yards for Tulsa, while Ja'Terian Douglas added 19 yards. Dane Evans threw for 76 yards for the Golden Hurricane, while receivers Keevan Lucas and Joshua Atkinson had 42 and 35 yards respectively.
Tulsa lost the offensive yardage battle to North Texas 550-236 yards in Saturday's game. North Texas had more first downs as that total ended up 21-14.
North Texas led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:36/25:24 split in that important category.