|Date of game: 10/18/2014
Recap: UCF vs. Tulane
Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Justin Holman passed for 113 yards and a touchdown, helping the UCF Knights hold off the Tulane Green Wave for a 20-13 win in American Athletic Conference action at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Holman was intercepted twice, completing 9-of-17 pass attempts for the Knights (4-2, 2-0 AAC), who are on a four-game win streak. William Stanback had a game-high 16 carries for 45 yards and a touchdown.
Nick Montana completed 18-of-42 pass attempts for 147 yards and was intercepted twice for the Green Wave (2-5, 1-2), who have lost three of their last four.
With five minutes left in the first quarter, Andrew DiRocco put Tulane on the board with a 21-yard field goal.
A minute into the second quarter, Shawn Moffitt converted on a 47-yarder, tying the score.
With just over four minutes left in the first half, the Knights pulled ahead when Stanback crossed the goal line on a one-yard rush.
Moffitt hit another field goal before the end of the half, this one from 30 yards out, making it 13-3.
DiRocco made good on a career-long, 42-yard field goal, early in the second half, cutting it to 13-6.
A few minutes later, Holman connected on a 45-yard touchdown pass to Breshad Perriman, expanding the UCF lead to 20-6.
A few minutes into the fourth quarter, Tulane got back in the game after a nine-yard touchdown run by Lazedrick Thompson, which put the score at 20-13.
The remainder of the quarter was a defensive struggle as the Green Wave tried unsuccessfully to mount a successful drive. With about a minute to go, Montana's pass attempt on fourth down fell incomplete, allowing the Knights to take possession and run out the clock.
The Green Wave went just 5-of-17 on third-down conversions and 0-of-4 on fourth-down attempts in the defeat.Game Notes