TULSA, Okla. -- G.J. Kinne passed for 406 yards and four touchdowns and ran for two scores as Tulsa outlasted Southern Miss 56-50 Friday.
Willie Carter scored three touchdowns for Tulsa (9-3, 6-2 Conference USA).
The Hurricane tied Southern Methodist at 6-2 for the West Division title but SMU owns the tiebreaker with its 21-18 victory over Tulsa earlier. Southern Miss (8-4, 5-3) was eliminated from the conference East Division race with the loss.
Carter scored on a passes of 67 and 12 yards from Kinne and on a 41-yard reverse as the Hurricane rolled up 634 yards of offense. Kinne completed 23 of 37 passes with two interceptions.