Tulsa Postgame Notes at Houston
Nov. 10, 2012
Tulsa has now won 17 of their last 18 Conference USA games. Tulsa has now won eight straight C-USA road games dating back to Nov. 13, 2010 when Tulsa defeated Houston 28-25.
Tulsa won the toss and defers. Houston receives. Tulsa defends south goal.
Tulsa scored 3 points in the first quarter. In the last four games, Tulsa has only scored 13 first quarter points compared to an average of 16.0 points in the first six games.
Tulsa held Houston scoreless in the first quarter. It's the first time this season that Tulsa did not give up a first quarter point.
The last time Tulsa held an opponent scoreless at halftime was last year against SMU, as Tulsa led 24-0 at halftime in a home game on Oct. 29, 2011.
Alex Singleton had two first-half touchdowns. It is the seventh time this year and 12th time in his career that he has had a multiple TD game.
Singleton set the single-season record for touchdowns with 18 TDs on his two first-half touchdowns. The record was held by Steve Gage (1985) with 17 touchdowns.
With those two first-half TDs, Singleton has now scored 108 points this season on 18 touchdowns to rank fourth on the single season list . . . the single-season school record is 127 points held by Howard Twilley (1965).
Dexter McCoil had his team-high fourth interception of the season and increased his school career-leading interception total to 17.
This was the third time this season that Tulsa scored on its first possession of the second half. The other games were Marshall and UTEP.
Tulsa's 17-play drive was the third longest of the season, behind two 19-play drives, one against Tulane and one against UTEP.
Dwight Dobbins had his first interception of the season and the second of his career.
Cory Dorris' interception for a 22-yard TD return was his first interception of his career in his 48th career game played. It was also the third defensive touchdown of the season for Tulsa, but the first by interception. The previous two were fumble returns.
Tulsa went over 500 total yards of offense for the third time this year, but just the first time in the last seven games.
Tulsa's defense forced a season-high 4 turnovers, including a season-high three interceptions and one fumble.
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