Scores

Final

Tulane 6

(2-5, 1-1 away)

Southern Miss 43

(5-3, 5-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, October 24, 2009

M. M. Roberts Stadium, Hattiesburg, MS

1 2 3 4 T
TULN 0 0 6 06
USM 7 13 6 1743

Top Performers

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

Southern Miss. 43, Tulane 6

Associated Press

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TULN
USM
1st Downs1521
Total Yards212380
Passing158127
Rushing54253
Penalties5-356-59
3rd Down Conversions7-154-7
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers42
Possession30:5629:04

Passing Leaders

TulaneC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Griffin21/331584.801
Southern MissC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Young13/151278.520

Rushing Leaders

TulaneCARYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson19924.8120
Williams3124.009
Southern MissCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harrison12937.8136
Fletcher16744.6017

Receiving Leaders

TulaneRECYDSAVGTDLG
Robottom56112.2021
Anderson6244.0011
Southern MissRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brown44110.3221
Banks12727.0027

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTULNUSM
TD05:25DeAndre Brown 21 Yd Pass From Martevious Young (Justin Estes Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERTULNUSM
TD06:16Jamie Collins 16 Yd Fumble Return (Justin Estes Kick) 014
TD00:38Andre Watson 77 Yd Return Of Blocked Field Goal (Pat Failed) 020
THIRD QUARTERTULNUSM
TD08:43DeAndre Brown 6 Yd Pass From Martevious Young (Pat Failed) 026
TD02:41Andre Anderson 1 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 626
FOURTH QUARTERTULNUSM
FG13:40Justin Estes 24 Yd 629
TD05:53Tory Harrison 4 Yd Run (Justin Estes Kick) 636
TD01:31Tracey Lampley 2 Yd Run (Justin Estes Kick) 643