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    Oct. 12, 2013

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    SCOREBOARD
      1 2 3 4 F
    Memphis
    3
    6
    6
    0
    15
    Houston
    7
    3
    8
    7
    25

    THE GAME AT A GLANCE
    Date Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013
    Time 11 a.m.
    Location Houston
    Venue BBVA Compass Stadium
    Capacity 22,000
    Surface Natural Grass
    TV ESPNews / WatchESPN
    Radio SportsTalk 790
    Audio All Access
    Live Stats UHCougars.com

    SCORING SUMMARY
    1st Quarter
    Spencer, 17-yard TD catch 7-0
    Elliott, 33-yard FG 7-3
    2nd Quarter
    Elliott, 50-yard FG 7-6
    Leone, 24-yard FG 10-7
    Elliott, 24-yard FG 10-9
    3rd Quarter
    Elliott, 42-yard FG 10-12
    Elliott, 38-yard FG 10-15
    Farrow, 1-yard TD 18-15
    Farrow, 6-yard TD 25-15

     2:28

    Cougars win 25-15!

     2:00

    Thomas Bates breaks up a pass on third down to force a three-and-out. UH takes over on their own 38 with 7:14 to go.

     1:53

    Trevon Stewart forces and recovers a fumble, Cougars fourth turnover caused today.

    Stewart was clearly going for the strip on the play - holding up the ball carrier while help came and followed by the fumble.

    That's a +14 turnover margin for the season for UH.

     1:47
    Kenneth Farrow barrels his way into the endzone for his first career multiple rushing touchdown game. UH goes up 25-15.

     1:42
    Trevor Harris makes his second sack of the year to end Memphis drive on third down.

    First UH ball, Ryan Jackson rips off an impressive 44-yard screen catch and run to take the ball to the Memphis 18 yard line.

     1:25

    Houston regains the lead as Kenneth Farrow punches it in from one yard out.

    On the two-point conversion, John O'Korn narrowly avoids the sack and shovels it to Farrow for the points.

     1:22

    Xavier Maxwell with an incredible catch brings the drive to the Mempis 1-yard line. Big offsides penalty on fourth down saved a turnover and prolonged the drive. UH uses their first time out of the second half to avoid a delay of game.

     1:14

    Memphis adds their fifth field goal of the game to make it 15-10. Figures that kick battle busts out at the soccer stadium.

     1:08

    Cougars with their first offensive turnover today gives Memphis the ball on the UH 38-yard line.

     1:02
    Memphis takes their first lead of the game on a 42-yard field goal.

     12:51

    Houston gets the ball to start the second half and Demarcus Ayers records a career-long kick return covering 45 yards.

     12:42

     12:29

     12:24

    Memphis with their third three-pointer of the day making it 10-9. Houston used two timeouts and get the ball back with 51 seconds on their own 25-yard.

     12:09

    Steve Taylor recovers his first career fumble on the Memphis 34-yard line. Efrem Oliphant forces his second fumble on the season.

    That's four games this year Houston has forced at least three turnovers. forces

     12:03 p.m.

    Houston settles for a field goal to make it 58 points off opponents' turnovers this year with Leone's 24-yard FG.

     11:57

    Houston defense sets up the offense with Derrick Mathews second fumble recovery of the day/career. UH with the ball at Memphis the 11-yard line.

     11:48

    Memphis hits a 50-yard field goal to cut the lead to 7-6. Career long kick for Jake Elliott.

     11:41 a.m.

     11:35 a.m.

    John O'Korn scrambles on a naked bootleg on third down for a career-long rush of 22 yards but part of the play negated by a holding penalty - still gets the first down.

     11:29 a.m.

    Back-to-back false starts push Memphis from the UH 5 back to the 15. Houston defense backs the Tigers offense even more with a TFL by Eric Eiland. Memphis settles for 33-yard FG to make it 7-3.

     11:14 a.m.

    That's six-straight drives the Cougars have forced a turnover.

     11:10 a.m.

    John O'Korn to Daniel Spencer puts Houston up 7-0 with 10:13 left in the first quarter. Spencer hauls in a 17-yard touchdown grab to cap the six play, 57-yard drive covering 1:55.

    That's 55 points off turnovers for Houston this year.

     11:05 a.m.
    That Houston Defense causes another turnover on the Memphis opening drive. Derrick Mathews forces and recovers his first career fumble.

     10:55 a.m.
    Coin flip goes for Houston and the Cougars defer to the second half.

     10:30 a.m.
    Cougars wearing the all-red uniforms today, sporting a 1-0 record in the ensemble (W, Southern). Looking so fresh and so clean clean.

     10:00 a.m.

    Today's game is the Coogs for the Cure game as all proceeds from donations go to the Susan G. Komen For the Cure.

     

     9:30 a.m.

    Head coaches Tony Levine and Justin Fuente meet before the warm ups.

     8:30 a.m.

    We are live from the BBVA Compass press box. Lots of orange right now - can't wait to see that color correction in just a few.

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