TULSA 7 3 7 7 24
LOUISTECH 0 7 7 0 14
Date of game: 11/23/2013

Recap: Louisiana Tech vs. Tulsa

Ruston, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Trey Watts ran for 189 yards and three touchdowns as the Tulsa Golden Hurricane bested the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs, 24-14, in a Conference USA showdown at Joe Aillet Stadium.

Dane Evans completed 12-of-22 pass attempts for the Golden Hurricane (3-8, 2-5 C-USA), but was intercepted three times. Ja'Terian Douglas picked up 58 yards on 13 carries.

Ryan Higgins completed 22-of-43 pass attempts for the Bulldogs (4-7, 3-4) and threw for a touchdown, but he was sacked six times and threw four picks. Tevin King ran for 111 yards on 21 carries.

Midway through the first quarter, Tulsa got the scoring started with a six- yard touchdown run by Watts.

With three minutes left in the first half, the Bulldogs tied the game on a 10- yard touchdown run by Blake Martin.

A Carl Salazar field goal in the final minute of the half from 26 yards put the Golden Hurricane ahead 10-7 at the break.

Just under three minutes into the second half, Watts increased the Tulsa lead with his second touchdown, an 11-yard run that made the score 17-7.

In the final minute of the third quarter, Jon Greenwalt caught a four-yard touchdown pass from Higgins to cut the Tulsa lead to 17-14.

Watts sealed the victory for the Golden Hurricane five minutes into the last quarter with a five-yard touchdown score, his third, making it 24-14 Tulsa.

Tulsa claimed 34:22 of possession time in the game, almost ten minutes more than its opponent. The Golden Hurricane also picked up 10-of-19 third-down conversions in the win.

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