Scores

Final

Tulsa 57

(8-3, 4-2 away)

UTEP 28

(5-6, 3-3 home)

3:00 PM ET, November 19, 2011

Sun Bowl, El Paso, TX

1 2 3 4 T
TLSA 14 15 21 757
UTEP 6 9 0 1328

Top Performers

Passing: G. Kinne (TLSA) - 300 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Douglas (TLSA) - 12 CAR, 92 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Leslie (BYU) - 7 REC, 119 YDS

Tulsa 57, UTEP 28

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- G.J. Kinne threw three touchdown passes as Tulsa piled up 500 total yards in breezing past UTEP 57-28 on Saturday.

The victory set up the Golden Hurricane (8-3, 7-0 Conference USA) to meet No. 11 Houston on Friday for a spot in the conference championship game.

Kinne completed 19 of 25 passes for 283 yards and touchdowns to Trey Watts, Bryan Burnham and Jordan James.

Ja'Terian Douglas ran 14 times for 109 yards and a score. Alex Singleton and Kinne also rushed for TDs.

Watts also returned a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown, and Shawn Jackson ran back an interception 34 yards for a score.

Joe Banyard rushed 20 times for 91 yards and a touchdown for the Miners (5-6, 2-5). Leilyon Myers had two rushing TDs and Tate Smith one.

Tulsa converted 6 of 7 third downs and did not punt all day.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TLSA
UTEP
1st Downs2428
Total Yards500443
Passing283266
Rushing217177
Penalties4-466-66
3rd Down Conversions6-78-15
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers22
Possession24:2235:38

Passing Leaders

TulsaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kinne19/2528311.331
UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Meger20/342046.002

Rushing Leaders

TulsaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Douglas141097.8137
Watts10696.9041
UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Banyard20914.6115
Frazier34013.3026

Receiving Leaders

TulsaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sears79313.3034
Watts47218.0153
UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leslie711917.0045
Lopez7618.7023

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD12:19Bryan Burnham 9 Yd Pass From G.J. Kinne (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 70
TD07:28Alex Singleton 3 Yd Run (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 140
TD04:24Joe Banyard 1 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 146
SECOND QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD11:17Trey Watts 53 Yd Pass From G.J. Kinne (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 216
SF06:00Ball Through End Zone 218
TD02:58Leilyon Myers 1 Yd Run (Mike Scott Kick) 2115
TD02:45Trey Watts 94 Yd Kickoff Return (G.J. Kinne Pass To Clay Sears For Two-Point Conversion) 2915
THIRD QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD10:21G.J. Kinne 4 Yd Run (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 3615
TD09:20Shawn Jackson 34 Yd Interception Return (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 4315
TD01:37Ja'Terian Douglas 37 Yd Run (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 5015
FOURTH QUARTERTLSAUTEP
TD10:39Tate Smith 3 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 5021
TD09:11Leilyon Myers 2 Yd Run (Mike Scott Kick) 5028
TD04:00Jordan James 27 Yd Pass From G.J. Kinne (Kevin Fitzpatrick Kick) 5728