NCAA Game Summary - Tulsa at Southern Miss|
(Saturday, November 21st)
Final Score: Southern Miss 44, Tulsa 34
Hattiesburg, MS (Sports Network) - Martevious Young threw for 276 yards and
four touchdowns on just 12 completions to lead the Southern Miss Golden Eagles
to a 44-34 triumph over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in a Conference USA clash.
DeAndre Brown made three catches for 135 yards and two touchdowns for Southern
Miss (7-4, 5-2).
G.J. Kinne threw for 396 yards and two touchdowns in defeat for Tulsa (4-7,
2-5), and the quarterback also rushed for 88 yards and a score.
Southern Miss opened the scoring early in the first quarter with a 60-yard
touchdown pass from Young to Johdrick Morris. Unfortunately, the extra point
As a result of that botched kick, Tulsa was able to take a 7-6 lead on a two-
yard touchdown run by Charles Clay. Then, with 25 seconds remaining in the
first quarter, Clay hauled in a three-yard touchdown pass from Kinne, making
the score 14-6.
Southern Miss scored back-to-back touchdowns early in the second quarter to
claim a 20-14 lead. After a 12-yard scoring strike from Young to Tracy
Lampley, Ronnie Thornton recovered a fumble and raced 42 yards for a
Kinnie wasted little time reclaiming a lead for Tulsa, as a 55-yard touchdown
run on the ensuing possession gave the Golden Hurricane a 21-20 edge.
The Golden Eagles answered back less than three minutes later with a 34-yard
touchdown pass from Young to DeAndre Brown, as he lifted his team to a 27-21
With 1:39 remaining before halftime, Tulsa got a one-yard touchdown run by
Clay, enabling the team to grab a 28-27 lead.
Southern Miss once again had an answer, as Tory Harrison's one-yard touchdown
plunge with 34 seconds remaining in the first half enabled his team to hold a
34-28 edge at the break.
The Golden Eagles pulled away in the third quarter with a 95-yard touchdown
pass from Young to Brown, as well as a 25-yard Daniel Hrapmann field goal.
Tulsa scored the only points of the fourth quarter on a six-yard touchdown
pass from Kinne to Clay.
The Golden Hurricane finished the game with a 589-439 advantage in total
yards, but Tulsa finished with three turnovers compared to zero for Southern
11/22 00:56:11 ET