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1. Rice’s Darik Dillard runs the ball past Tulsa’s Dwight Dobbins in overtime period for a 25-yard touchdown on a pass from Taylor McHargue to win the game for the Owls. / Zane Cawthon / Collegian

2. Field goal kicker Carl Salazar prepares for a 36-yard attempt. The try passed through and uprights to tie the game vs Rice at 24 with 1:07 remaining in the fourth quarter, forcing overtime. / Logan Miller / Collegian

Comeback falls short in overtime


Billy Lafortune, carrying the white flag with a blue dot, leads the Golden Hurricane onto Skelly Field Saturday afternoon before the match vs the Rice Owls to the sound of the Tulsa fight song and over 20,000 fans cheering in the stands. / Logan Miller / Collegian

Matthew Magerkurth
Student Writer

The Golden Hurricane football team, despite a strong rally in the second half of Saturday’s game against the Rice Owls, fell in overtime by a score of 30–27. TU was outscored in the sudden death period, as a field goal on the first possession of overtime proved not to be enough.

Strong performances by running back Trey Watts and defensive back Michael Mudoh were bright spots in the loss, which snapped a six-game winning streak against the Owls.

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