Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a sports Saturday

Oklahoma State 41, Texas 34
Texas has now lost five straight true road games.
Longhorns led 31-24 at halftime.
Sanders threw for 391 yards, two TD’s, both in last 10:00.

Tulane 38, Memphis 28
Green Wave is in Top 25 for first time since 1998.
Tulane has outscored opponents 62-10 in first quarter.

TCU 38, Kansas State 28
Horned Frogs outscored K-State 21-0 in second half.
TCU converted 10-19 on third down, Wildcats 3-9
Kade Warner (son of Kurt Warner) caught a 28-yard TD pass for K-State.

LSU 45, Ole Miss 20
Rebels led 17-3 early in second quarter.
LSU outscored Ole Miss 28-0 in second half.
LSU ran ball for 252 yards, had 35 first downs.
Ole Miss had 10 penalties for 111 yards.

Upsets of the Week:
FIU (+13.5) 34, Charlotte 15
Duke (+10) 45, Miami 21
Marshall (+9.5) 26, James Madison 12
Buffalo (+7.5) 34, Toledo 27
Western Michigan (+7) 16, Miami OH 10
Liberty (+7) 41, BYU 14
Oklahoma State (+6.5) 41, Texas 34
Bowling Green (+6.5) 34, Central Michigan 18

Clemson 27, Syracuse 21
Syracuse led 21-10 at halftime, didn’t score in second half.
Orangemen forced a fumble, ran it back 90 yards for a TD.
Backup QB Klubnik came off bench to lead winning rally.
Clemson ran for 293 yards, outgained Syracuse 450-291.

Rice 42, Louisiana Tech 41 OT
Tech tied game on 19-yard TD pass with 0:37 left in regulation.
Rice WR McCaffrey caught 10 passes for 171 yards, two TD’s.
Owls ran ball for 279 yards; they’re 4-3, could go bowling.

Liberty 41, BYU 14
BYU led 14-3 after first quarter.
Liberty converted 7-12 on third down, BYU 3-11
Flames ran ball for 300 yards, 6.3 yards/carry.

Boise State 19, Air Force 14
Broncos are 3-0 since Dirk Koetter was named offensive coordinator.
Boise held Air Force to 175 rushing yards.

Oregon 45, UCLA 30
Oregon QB Nix threw for 283 yards, five TD’s.
Ducks ran ball for 262 yards, 5.7 yards/carry.

South Carolina 30, Texas A&M 24
Aggies’ offense has scored 24 or less points in nine straight games vs I-A teams; only teams with longer streaks are Rutgers, Colorado State.

Houston 5, New York 0
Javier got 16 outs on 84 pitches.
Houston used five relievers to get the last 11 outs.
Aaron Boone is taking heat for removing Cole with bases loaded in 6th inning, down 2-0, after throwing 95 pitches. All three baserunners wound up scoring.
Houston is 6-0 this postseason; Astros lead series, 3-0

Philadelphia 10, San Diego 6
First playoff game since 1932 where neither starting pitcher finished the first inning.
Rhys Hoskins homered twice for Philly.
Kyle Schwarber homered, scored three runs.
Phillies lead series, 3-1

Author: Armadillo Sports

I've been involved in sports my whole life, now just write about them. I like to travel, mostly to Las Vegas- they have gambling there.