NCAA Game Summary - Tulane at U-C-F|
(Saturday, November 21st)
Final Score: U-C-F 49, Tulane 0
Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Brynn Harvey rushed for 129 yards and three
touchdowns, as the UCF Knights ran away with a 49-0 win over the Tulane Green
Wave in a Conference USA matchup at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Knights (7-4, 5-2 C-USA) quarterback Brett Hodges threw for 234 yards,
including a pair of touchdown passes to Kamar Aiken, who finished with 84
yards on five catches.
The Tulane (3-8, 1-6) offense managed a mere 80 total yards for the game,
including minus-30 yards in the rushing department. Ryan Griffin was
intercepted twice and was also sacked three times in the loss.
On the game's fourth play from scrimmage, Harvey broke loose for a 50-yard
touchdown run to stake UCF an early 7-0 lead.
Late in the second quarter, the Knights defense recovered a fumble at the
Tulane 3, setting up an eventual two-yard touchdown plunge by Harvey to make
it a 14-0 game.
Another fumble recovery by the Knights defense early in the third quarter set
the offense up at the Tulane 13. Two plays later, Harvey punched in another
two-yard touchdown to put UCF on top, 21-0.
On the ensuing possession, Griffin was intercepted by UCF freshman cornerback
Josh Robinson, who returned it to the Tulane 29. On the very next play, Hodges
found Kamar Aiken for a 29-yard scoring strike to extend the lead to 28-0.
Things continued to spiral out of control for the Green Wave, as Jordan Sullen
fumbled the ensuing kickoff and it was recovered by UCF's Ronnie Weaver at the
Tulane 22. Two plays later, Hodges and Aiken hooked up for their second
touchdown connection of the day, this time from 16 yards, to open up the flood
Knights running back Jonathan Davis scored on a nine-yard run late in the
third quarter, and backup quarterback Rob Calabrese tacked on another score
with a six-yard touchdown pass to Brendan Kelly in the fourth quarter.
While Tulane managed only seven first downs and 50 total yards for the game,
the Knights offense racked up 28 first downs and 504 total yards.
11/21 18:48:15 ET