UCF falls to Tulane in AAC championship game
Michael Pratt accounted for 442 total yards and five touchdowns, Tyjae Spears highlighted his 199 yards rushing with a 60-yard score and No. 18 Tulane beat No. 22 UCF 45-28 on Saturday night in the American Athletic Conference championship game.
Pratt accounts for 6 TDs, No. 21 Tulane tames SMU 59-24
21 Tulane capitalized on a slew of SMU mistakes to beat the Mustangs 59-24 on Thursday night. Tyjae Spears carried 13 times for 121 yards — his fifth straight game eclipsing 100 yards rushing. But the Green Wave responded quickly with Michael Pratt's 26-yard, tackle-slipping scoring run. One play after Tulane safety Lummie Young intercepted Mordecai, Pratt found Wyatt well behind the SMU defense for a 46-yard score that made it 49-7. The Green Wave handed SMU its most lopsided loss of the season.wftv.com
Dominant first half pushes No 25 Tulane past Memphis, 38-28
25 Tulane celebrated its first Top 25 ranking since 1998 with a dominant first half and hung on to beat Memphis 38-28 on Saturday. The Green Wave (7-1, 4-0 American Athletic) scored on three of their first four possessions and took a 35-0 lead into the second half before the Tigers rallied. A final drive ended when the Tigers drove to the Tulane 6, but Henigan was intercepted in the end zone. Tulane: The 21 first-quarter points was the most for the Green Wave in the opening quarter this season and left Tulane with a 62-10 scoring advantage in the opening 15 minutes. The Green Wave closes out its home slate with games against UCF and SMU.wftv.com