The win sealed the West Division title for Tulsa (9-2, 7-0) and gives the Golden Hurricane the upper hand for home-field advantage for the championship game Dec. 1.
Trey Watts ran for 122 yards for Tulsa, and Green finished with 252 yards passing, going 21 for 34 with an interception. The three scoring passes to Garrett went for 70, 20 and 13 yards -- the last one making it 23-14 Golden Hurricane with 5:11 left in the third quarter.
UCF (8-3, 6-1) came within two points on Latavius Murray's 2-yard run with 9:01 to play, but Tulsa ran nearly seven minutes off the clock and the Knights never got another first down.
Blake Bortles was 13 of 31 for 169 yards and a TD for UCF, but was sacked four times. The Knights can still win the East Division by defeating UAB next week in Orlando, Fla., which would get them a rematch with Tulsa in two weeks.
USC is ahead of the pack when it comes to pass-catchers, but there is depth across the division.
The pieces are now in place for a 2016 breakthrough at Louisville, where Bobby Petrino is beginning his third season back with the Cardinals.
Wilton Speight made a strong impression this spring, and the Wolverines' quarterback question is far from settled.
Texas Tech dismissed their top returning tackler, linebacker Dakota Allen.
Today, Johnny Manziel is in court to answer a misdemeanor domestic violence charge. Meanwhile, his alma mater tries to regroup from a disastrous recruiting evening on social media. Sam Khan Jr. and Tom Luginbill join Bob Ley to discuss this today on OTL.
We continue our Big 12 draft with rounds 15-22.