Tulsa at Louisiana Tech

Tulsa beats Louisiana Tech 24-14


RUSTON, La. (AP) 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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Scoring Summary
TULSATrey Watts 6 yd run (Carl Salazar kick)
LATECHBlake Martin 10 yd run (Kyle Fischer kick)
TULSACarl Salazar 26 yd FG
TULSATrey Watts 11 yd run (Carl Salazar kick)
LATECHJon Greenwalt 4 yd pass from Ryan Higgins (Kyle Fischer kick)
TULSATrey Watts 5 yd run (Carl Salazar kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2119
Third Down Efficiency10-198-19
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-2
Plays-Net Yards78-36879-336
Passing Yds120195
Kick Return Yds8491
Punt Return Yds024
Time of Poss.34:2225:38
Individual Stats
TULSA: Trey Watts 40-189, Ja'Terian Douglas 13-58, Dane Evans 1-4, Team 1--1, Keevan Lucas 1--2
LATECH: Tevin King 21-111, Blake Martin 6-30, Ryan Higgins 8-0, Marlon Seets 1-0
TULSA: Dane Evans 12-22-120-3
LATECH: Ryan Higgins 22-43-195-4
TULSA: Trey Watts 4-23, Jordan James 3-34, Thomas Roberson 2-36, Joshua Atkinson 2-26, Cody Wilson 1-1
LATECH: Jaydrick DeClouette 4-35, Blake Martin 4-22, Sterling Griffin 3-52, D.J. Banks 3-43, Richie Casey 3-19, Jon Greenwalt 3-12, Trent Taylor 2-12
Tulsa2nd American Athletic West6-210-3
Louisiana Tech1st Conference USA West6-29-5

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