Scores

Final

Tulsa 24

(3-8, 2-5 C-USA)

Louisiana Tech 14

(4-7, 3-4 C-USA)

Coverage: CBS Sports Network

7:00 PM ET, November 23, 2013

Joe Aillet Stadium, RUSTON, LA

1 2 3 4 T
TLSA 7 3 7 724
LT 0 7 7 014

Top Performers

Passing: R. Higgins (LT) - 195 YDS, 1 TD, 4 INT

Rushing: T. Watts (TLSA) - 40 CAR, 189 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: S. Griffin (LT) - 3 REC, 52 YDS

Tulsa beats Louisiana Tech 24-14

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Trey Watts ran for a game-high 178 yards and scored three touchdowns Saturday night and Tulsa beat Louisiana Tech 24-14.

Tulsa (3-8, 2-5 Conference USA) scored first on a 6-yard run by Watts, but Louisiana Tech (4-7, 3-4) replied with a 10-yard scoring run by Blake Martin. Carl Salazar kicked a 26-yard field goal to give Tulsa a 10-7 halftime lead.

The teams traded TDs in the third quarter, an 11-yard run by Watts for Tulsa and a 4-yard pass from Ryan Higgins to Jon Greenwalt for the Bulldogs, and Watts put the game out of reach on a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter.

Lousiana Tech generated 531 yards of total offense to Tulsa's 478, but Tulsa won the ground game. Watts carried the ball for 37 of Tulsa's 56 running plays

Tevin King ran for 11 yards on 21 carries for the Bulldogs.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TLSA
LT
1st Downs2119
Total Yards368336
Passing120195
Rushing248141
Penalties4-365-44
3rd Down Conversions10-198-19
4th Down Conversions0-10-2
Turnovers44
Possession34:2225:38

Passing Leaders

TulsaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Evans12/221205.503
Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Higgins22/431954.514

Rushing Leaders

TulsaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Watts401894.7332
Douglas13584.5013
Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
King211115.3035
Martin6305.0110

Receiving Leaders

TulsaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberson23618.0021
James33411.3019
Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Griffin35217.3029
Banks34314.3028

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTLSALT
TD07:55Trey Watts 6 Yd Run (Carl Salazar Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERTLSALT
TD03:06Blake Martin 10 Yd Run (Kyle Fischer Kick) 77
FG00:39Carl Salazar 26 Yd 107
THIRD QUARTERTLSALT
TD12:17Trey Watts 11 Yd Run (Carl Salazar Kick) 177
TD00:44Jon Greenwalt 4 Yd Pass From Ryan Higgins (Kyle Fischer Kick) 1714
FOURTH QUARTERTLSALT
TD10:00Trey Watts 5 Yd Run (Carl Salazar Kick) 2414