TULSA 3 14 7 17 41
HOUSTON 0 0 0 7 7
Date of game: 11/10/2012

Recap: Houston vs. Tulsa

Houston, TX (Sports Network) - Tulsa rushed for 350 yards as a team and the Golden Hurricane routed the Houston Cougars 41-7 in a Conference USA bout at Robertson Stadium.

Four different rushers had at least 10 carries for Tulsa (8-2, 6-0 C-USA) led by Alex Singleton who had 79 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries. Ja'Terian Douglas had a team-high 87 yards on 12 carries. Trey Watts had 11 carries for 57 yards while Cody Green had 10 attempts and scored a pair of touchdowns.

David Piland completed only 15-of-32 pass attempts for 144 yards and was intercepted twice times for Houston (4-6, 3-3). Piland was pulled in the fourth quarter for Crawford Jones who completed 3-of-7 passes for 36 yards and the team's lone touchdown pass.

A quiet first quarter ended with Tulsa leading 3-0 after Daniel Schwarz connected on a 29-yard field goal attempt just six seconds before the end of the period.

The Golden Hurricanes stretched that lead yo 17-0 with a pair of one-yard rushing touchdowns from Singleton before the intermission. The second touchdown run from Singleton finished off a 17-play, 90-yard drive that lasted nearly six minutes.

Green scored on a three yard touchdown run early in the third quarter and added a one-yard rushing score at the beginning of the fourth.

Schwarz kick a 24-yard field goal in the final period.

Tulsa continued to pull away when Cory Dorris returned a Piland interception 22 yards for a touchdown on Houston's next possession.

Piland was pulled after that interception. Taking over was Crawford Jones who finally got the Cougars on the scoreboard with a 16-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Jackson.

Tulsa held a massive 505-262 edge in total yards and controlled the ball for the majority of the game with a nearly 16-minute edge in time of possession.

Game Notes

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