No. 25 Tulsa uses late rally, 2-OT to edge Tulane

Zaven Collins returned an interception 96 yards for a touchdown in the second overtime Thursday night as No. 25 Tulsa defeated visiting Tulane 30-24 in an American Athletic Conference game.The Golden Hurricane (5-1, 5-0) overcame a double-digit deficit to win a game for the fourth time this season as third-string quarterback Davis Brin rallied them from a 14-0 fourth-quarter deficit by rushing for one touchdown and throwing for two.The Green Wave (5-5, 2-5) saw their three-game winning streak end.The teams traded field goals during the first overtime, and on the first possession of the second overtime, Tulane moved to the Tulsa 7-yard line. But on third-and-goal, Collins intercepted a Michael Pratt pass and ran it all the way back for the sudden victory.It wasn’t the first moment of dramatics for Tulsa: The game went to overtime when Brin threw a 37-yard touchdown pass to Juan Carlos Santana as time expired in the fourth quarter.That score came after Tulane had taken a 21-14 lead with 1:38 remaining when Amari Jones’ 73-yard kickoff return set up Pratt’s 19-yard touchdown pass to Tyrick James.The game was scoreless at halftime and Tulsa missed a scoring opportunity on the first possession of the third quarter. It drove to the Tulane 33 before Deneric Prince lost a fumble.