Kinne, UTEP collect 500 yards, whip UTEP 57-28
EL PASO, Texas (AP) G.J. Kinne threw three touchdown passes as Tulsa piled up 500 total yards in breezing past UTEP 57-28 on Saturday.
The victory set up the Golden Hurricane (8-3, 7-0 Conference USA) to meet No. 11 Houston on Friday for a spot in the conference championship game.
Ja'Terian Douglas ran 14 times for 109 yards and a score. Alex Singleton and Kinne also rushed for TDs.
Watts also returned a kickoff 94 yards for a touchdown, and Shawn Jackson ran back an interception 34 yards for a score.
Tulsa converted 6 of 7 third downs and did not punt all day.
Updated November 19, 2011