Scores

Final

Tulsa 34

(2-4, 1-1 C-USA)

UTEP 20

(1-5, 0-3 C-USA)

Coverage: FOX Sports 1

8:00 PM ET, October 12, 2013

Sun Bowl, EL PASO, TX

1 2 3 4 T
TLSA 14 7 6 734
UTEP 3 3 14 020

Top Performers

Passing: C. Green (TLSA) - 226 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: T. Watts (TLSA) - 27 CAR, 142 YDS

Receiving: T. Roberson (TLSA) - 5 REC, 105 YDS, 1 TD

Cody Green has 3 TDs as Tulsa defeats UTEP 34-20

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Cody Green threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another to lead Tulsa over UTEP 34-20 Saturday night.

Green scored on a 2-yard run early in the fourth quarter to give Tulsa (2-4, 1-1 Conference USA) a two-touchdown lead. He also threw TD passes of 24 and 35 yards to give the Golden Hurricane a 21-3 lead in the second quarter.

Green finished 14 of 17 for 226 yards.

Autrey Golden returned the second half opening kickoff 100 yards for a UTEP (1-5, 0-3) touchdown -- his second 100-yard kickoff return of the season. He is the first UTEP player with four kickoff returns for touchdowns.

Jameill Showers connected with Jordan Leslie for a 71-yard touchdown pass to pull the Miners within 7 with one quarter remaining. Showers, who had thrown for 602 yards in his previous two games, was held to 166 passing yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TLSA
UTEP
1st Downs2220
Total Yards430388
Passing226166
Rushing204222
Penalties0-01-15
3rd Down Conversions6-137-17
4th Down Conversions1-11-3
Turnovers12
Possession30:0629:54

Passing Leaders

TulsaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Green14/1722613.320
UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Showers12/301665.512

Rushing Leaders

TulsaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Watts271425.3040
Green5244.8113
UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones15906.0016
Showers13745.7020

Receiving Leaders

TulsaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberson510521.0149
Lucas48521.3134
UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leslie410225.5171
Patterson22412.0019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD11:33Ja'Terian Douglas 3 Yd Run (Carl Salazar Kick) 70
FG07:29Jay Mattox 45 Yd 73
TD04:06Keevan Lucas 24 Yd Pass From Cody Green (Carl Salazar Kick) 143
SECOND QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD14:50Thomas Roberson 35 Yd Pass From Cody Green (Carl Salazar Kick) 213
FG08:57Jay Mattox 34 Yd 216
THIRD QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD14:47Autrey Golden 100 Yd Kickoff Return (Jay Mattox Kick) 2113
FG11:19Carl Salazar 38 Yd 2413
FG02:42Carl Salazar 27 Yd 2713
TD01:13Jordan Leslie 71 Yd Pass From Jameill Showers (Jay Mattox Kick) 2720
FOURTH QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD10:47Cody Green 2 Yd Run (Carl Salazar Kick) 3420