Tulsa at Tulane

Tulane shuts out Tulsa in second half for 14-7 win


NEW ORLEANS (AP) Devin Powell threw two touchdowns and the Tulane's defense held Tulsa scoreless in the second half on its way to a 14-7 win on Saturday.

Tulane's (6-2, 4-0 C-USA) defense forced four turnovers, including three interceptions of Dane Evans. Tulane wasn't sharp on offense either, turning the ball over two times and the Green Wave also missed a 29-yard field goal.

Trey Watts scored Tulsa's (2-5, 1-2) lone touchdown on the first play of the second quarter to give the Golden Hurricane a 7-0 lead. Tulsa had won eight-straight games against Tulane.

Evans, a freshman, made his first career start with Cody Green out with an injury. Evans was 13 of 30 for 139 yards.

Powell's first touchdown came on a 19-yard strike to Justyn Shackleford and Ryan Grant caught the winning TD from 33 yards out.

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Scoring Summary
TULSATrey Watts 1 yd run (Carl Salazar kick)
TULANEJustyn Shackleford 19 yd pass from Devin Powell (Cairo Santos kick)
TULANERyan Grant 33 yd pass from Devin Powell (Cairo Santos kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1917
Third Down Efficiency4-156-16
Fourth Down Efficiency2-31-1
Plays-Net Yards76-34470-301
Passing Yds139164
Kick Return Yds1143
Punt Return Yds165
Time of Poss.27:4632:14
Individual Stats
TULSA: Ja'Terian Douglas 17-79, Trey Watts 21-63, Keevan Lucas 2-34, Dane Evans 6-29
TULANE: Orleans Darkwa 13-66, Rob Kelley 14-50, Lazedrick Thompson 1-12, Dante Butler 3-8, Josh Rounds 3-7, Team 2--2, Devin Powell 5--4
TULSA: Dane Evans 13-30-139-3
TULANE: Devin Powell 17-29-164-2
TULSA: Keevan Lucas 5-63, Jordan James 3-27, Trey Watts 2-27, Tyler Wilson 2-14, Conner Floyd 1-8
TULANE: Ryan Grant 7-89, Justyn Shackleford 4-45, Xavier Rush 2-18, Devon Breaux 1-6, Kedrick Banks 1-3, Sydie London 1-2, Rob Kelley 1-1
Tulsa2nd American Athletic West6-210-3
Tulane6th American Athletic West1-74-8

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