(2-5, 1-1 away)
(5-3, 5-0 home)
7:00 PM ET, October 24, 2009
M. M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, MS
Passing: M. Young (USM) - 127 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: T. Harrison (USM) - 12 CAR, 93 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: D. Brown (USM) - 4 REC, 41 YDS, 2 TD
HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- DeAndre Brown caught a pair of touchdown passes as Southern Mississippi rolled over Tulane 43-6 on Saturday night.
Southern Miss quarterback Martevious Young made his third start his most consistent, going 13 of 15 for 127 yards with touchdown passes of 21 and 6 yards to Brown, who had four catches for 41 yards.
Green Wave quarterback Ryan Griffin was sacked six times and fumbled twice in his debut as a starter.
Jamie Collins scooped up one of Griffin's fumbles and returned it 15 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and Andre Watson returned a blocked field goal 75 yards for another score.
Tory Harrison led Southern Miss (5-3, 3-1 Conference USA) with 93 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries.
The Golden Eagles held Tulane (2-5, 0-4) to 208 yards of offense.
Andre Anderson rushed for 92 yards and scored Tulane's lone touchdown in the third quarter.