NCAA Game Summary - S-M-U at Tulsa|
(Saturday, October 31st)
Final Score: SMU 27, Tulsa 13
Tulsa, OK (Sports Network) - Kyle Padron threw for 354 yards and two
touchdowns to lead the SMU Mustangs to a 27-13 victory over the Tulsa Golden
Hurricane in Conference-USA play at Chapman Stadium.
Aldrick Robinson hauled in five passes for 104 yards for SMU (4-4, 3-1 C-USA),
which snapped a two-game losing skid.
As for the Golden Hurricane (4-4, 2-2), they were paced by Jacob Bower, who
threw for 206 yards and one touchdown in the loss.
After a scoreless first quarter the Golden Hurricane took a 7-0 lead early in
the second frame when Charles Opeseyitan scored on a 13-yard run.
However, the Mustangs responded with a 49-yard touchdown pass from Padron to
SMU broke the tie game midway through the third quarter when Padron connected
with Shawnbrey McNeal for a 36-yard scoring strike.
The Mustangs added a 35-yard field goal by Matt Szymanski late in the third
frame, pushing their lead to 17-7 as the two teams headed into the final
Seconds into the fourth frame SMU's lead was pushed to 13 points when
Szymanski connected on a 31-yard kick.
The Golden Hurricane wasted little time with their response, as Bower
connected with Jake Collums for a 13-yard score. However, the extra point was
blocked, leaving Tulsa on the wrong end of a 20-13 score.
With less than two minutes remaining in regulation the Mustangs put the game
out of reach with a two-yard touchdown run by Zach Line.
10/31 18:23:55 ET