NCAA Game Summary - North Texas at Tulsa|
(Saturday, November 30)
Final Score: North Texas 42, Tulsa 10
Tulsa, OK (SportsNetwork.com) - Brandin Byrd rushed for a career-high 251
yards as the North Texas Mean Green crushed the Tulsa Golden Hurricane, 42-10,
in a Conference USA matchup at Chapman Stadium.
Byrd also had three touchdowns on 26 carries for North Texas (8-4, 6-2 C-USA).
Derek Thompson threw for 173 yards and an interception on 17-of-26 passing as
well. Darnell Smith had three catches and 51 yards.
Tulsa (3-9, 2-6) had Cody Green and Dane Evans share time at quarterback.
Green went 3-of-8 for 27 yards with two interceptions. Evans threw for 76
yards and went 9-of-24 passing. Trey Watts ran the ball 19 times for 114
yards. Keevan Lucas had 42 yards on four receptions.
Tulsa got on the board first after Will Barrow returned a fumble 97 yards for
North Texas would answer back with a 12-yard touchdown rush by Antoinne
Carl Salazar made a 26-yard field goal with 42 seconds left in the first
quarter to make it 10-7 in favor of Tulsa.
Jarrian Roberts returned a blocked punt eight yards for a touchdown and with
just 1:05 remaining before the break Byrd had a 10-yard touchdown run to put
the Mean Green up 21-10.
Byrd scored again, this time on a 91-yard touchdown run with 11:25 left in
the third stanza.Byrd added a two-yard touchdown run later in the period.
Jimmerson rushed 31 yards for a touchdown with 6:56 remaining to account for
the 42-10 final.
The Mean Green had more rushing yards (377) than the Golden Hurricane had
total yards (236).
11/30 19:06:39 ET