BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alex Singleton scored three touchdowns, including the 6-yard game-winner, as Tulsa outlasted winless Alabama-Birmingham 49-42 Saturday.
Cody Green passed for two scores and rushed for another for the Golden Hurricane (4-1, 2-0 Conference USA), who led 42-28 going into the fourth quarter.
The Blazers (0-4, 0-1) then scored twice within two minutes to tie it with 9:26 remaining. After a Tulsa fumble, Darrin Reaves capped a 51-yard drive with a 3-yard TD run with 11:12 left. On UAB's next possession, Jamarcus Nelson caught a 50-yard pass from Austin Brown.
DeAundre Brown intercepted a Brown pass at the UAB 31 to set up the winning drive. Singleton, who rushed on five of the six plays, scored with 5:16 left.
The Blazers drove from their 19 to the 46 before Brown's fumble was recovered by Tulsa's Mitchell Osborne with 1:28 left.
Brown passed for 337 yards and three touchdowns for the Blazers.
|UAB||Jamarcus Nelson 75 yd pass from Austin Brown (Ty Long kick)|
|TULSA||Alex Singleton 3 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|UAB||Patrick Hearn 5 yd pass from Austin Brown (Ty Long kick)|
|TULSA||Alex Singleton 1 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|TULSA||Willie Carter 21 yd pass from Cody Green (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|UAB||Darrin Reaves 1 yd run (Ty Long kick)|
|TULSA||Keyarris Garrett 11 yd pass from Cody Green (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|TULSA||Cody Green 45 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|UAB||Darrin Reaves 2 yd run (Ty Long kick)|
|TULSA||Trey Watts 10 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|UAB||Darrin Reaves 3 yd run (Ty Long kick)|
|UAB||Jamarcus Nelson 50 yd pass from Austin Brown (Ty Long kick)|
|TULSA||Alex Singleton 6 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||5-13||4-12|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-1||1-1|
|Kick Return Yds||133||42|
|Punt Return Yds||30||59|
|Time of Poss.||31:48||28:12|
|TULSA: Trey Watts 10-93, Alex Singleton 12-58, Cody Green 5-47, Ja'Terian Douglas 11-19, Michael Sorrells 1-15, Willie Carter 4-12, Team 3--3|
|UAB: Darrin Reaves 16-61, Bashr Coles 3-11, Greg Franklin 2--14, Austin Brown 14--57|
|TULSA: Cody Green 23-39-237-1|
|UAB: Austin Brown 20-30-337-1|
|TULSA: Willie Carter 7-71, Keyarris Garrett 6-52, Jordan James 4-53, Trey Watts 3-41, Khiry Cooper 2-13, Ja'Terian Douglas 1-7|
|UAB: Patrick Hearn 5-27, Jamarcus Nelson 4-146, Jackie Williams 4-73, Nick Adams 4-71, Kennard Backman 2-13, Darrin Reaves 1-7|
|Tulsa||1st Conference USA West||8-1||11-3|
|UAB||5th Conference USA East||2-6||3-9|