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Tulsa Routs UTEP; Eyes No. 11 Houston Next

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G.J. Kinne passed for 283 yards and three touchdowns and the Golden Hurricane scored on special teams and defense in a 57-28 rout Saturday at UTEP.

Tulsa (8-3 overall, 7-0 Conference USA) led 29-9 at halftime, then exploded for 21 unanswered points in the third to lead 50-9.

With the win, Tulsa moves into the final game of the regular season eyeing 11th-ranked Houston to decide the CUSA Western Division.

The Golden Hurricane will host the game Friday afternoon at 11 a.m. It will be the fourth time this season Tulsa plays a top ten team.