G.J. Kinne threw for 356 yards, including touchdown passes of 42 yards to Charles Clay and 25 yards to Trae Johnson, to lead Tulsa to a 33-20 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday night.
Bowling Green (0-2) scored on its first possession, but the Golden Hurricane (1-1) was able to open a 33-14 lead by the end of the third quarter, helped by four field goals by Kevin Fitzpatrick.
Bowling Green quarterback Matt Schilz shook off five sacks and three interceptions to throw for 262 yards and run for two scores. His 2-yard bootleg cut Tulsa's lead to 33-20 with 9:54 left, but he was intercepted by Charles Davis at the TU 9-yard line with 5:32 to play.
Alex Singleton led TU with 74 yards in 16 carries. Tulsa amassed 540 yards while limiting Bowling Green to 303.