Tulsa 57, UTEP 28

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.