Tulsa 41, Cent. Arkansas 14

TULSA, Okla. -- One week after allowing 65 points and 722 yards to Oklahoma State, Tulsa's maligned defense limited Central Arkansas to 319 yards in a 41-14 victory Saturday.

G.J. Kinne threw for 232 yards and three touchdowns and Alex Singleton ran for 93 yards as Tulsa (2-2) gained 282 yards rushing and 539 overall.

Kevin Fitzpatrick added two field goals and the defense forced two turnovers that were converted into touchdowns.

Central Arkansas (3-1) lost quarterback Nathan Dick to a shoulder injury late in the second quarter. Dick completed 8 of 14 passes for 83 yards. Backup Wynrick Smothers was 7 of 18 for 100 yards with one interception.

The Bears also lost leading tackler Frank Newsome to a concussion.

Tulsa has allowed an average of 630 yards and 58 points in two road losses and 311 yards and 17 points in two home victories, albeit against lesser competition.


2015 Southland Conference Standings

McNeese State9-010-1
Sam Houston State7-211-4
Central Arkansas7-27-4
Incarnate Word5-46-5
Northwestern State4-54-7
Stephen F Austin4-54-7
Southeastern Louisiana3-5-14-6-1
Abilene Christian3-63-8
Nicholls State2-6-12-8-1
Houston Baptist0-82-9