Rice at Tulsa

Tulsa 28, Rice 24


TULSA, Okla. (AP) - Alex Singleton's 1-yard touchdown run with 1:31 remaining proved to be the game winner Saturday night, giving Tulsa a 28-24 victory at home over Rice.

Singleton had 18 carries for 63 yards and two scores, the most important coming in the final minutes against a Rice team in a free-fall now having lost five of their last six ball games.

Kicker Chris Boswell gave the Owls a 24-21 lead on his 35-yard field goal with 9:24 to go in the fourth quarter. The two teams traded possessions before Tulsa (7-1, 5-0 Conference USA) scored in the final minutes.

Ja'Terian Douglas had 17 carries for 169 yards and a touchdown, helping the Golden Hurricane record 436 yards of offense. Keyarris Garrett had three catches for 118 yards and a touchdown for Tulsa.

Taylor McHargue had 13 carries for 57 yards and a touchdown for Rice (2-6, 0-4) in the loss.

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Scoring Summary
RICESam McGuffie 12 yd blocked punt return (Chris Boswell kick)
TULSAAlex Singleton 1 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)
RICETaylor McHargue 20 yd run (Chris Boswell kick)
TULSAJa'Terian Douglas 28 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)
RICELuke Willson 8 yd pass from Taylor McHargue (Chris Boswell kick)
TULSAKeyarris Garrett 28 yd pass from Kalen Henderson (Daniel Schwarz kick)
RICEChris Boswell 35 yd FG
TULSAAlex Singleton 1 yd run (Daniel Schwarz kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2116
Third Down Efficiency8-213-14
Fourth Down Efficiency2-30-1
Plays-Net Yards87-39366-436
Passing Yds147201
Kick Return Yds4221
Punt Return Yds3311
Time of Poss.35:2324:37
Individual Stats
RICE: Luke Turner 15-102, Taylor McHargue 13-57, Turner Petersen 12-45, Charles Ross 11-35, Sam McGuffie 1-7
TULSA: Ja'Terian Douglas 17-169, Alex Singleton 18-63, Kalen Henderson 2-6, Zack Langer 2-4, Michael Sorrells 1-0, Team 3--7
RICE: Taylor McHargue 15-35-147-1
TULSA: Kalen Henderson 8-23-201-1
RICE: Sam McGuffie 8-62, Jordan Taylor 3-43, Turner Petersen 2-33, Luke Willson 2-9
TULSA: Keyarris Garrett 3-118, Jordan James 2-33, Willie Carter 2-17, Thomas Roberson 1-33
Rice5th Conference USA West2-63-9
Tulsa2nd American Athletic West6-210-3

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