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KU vs. Louisiana Tech box score

First Half Action

Louisiana
Tech
  Kansas
9 First downs 4
19 Rushes 13
34 Rushing yards 13
22-13-1 Passing
(comp-att-int)
13-7-1
96 Passing yards 60
41 Total
offensive
plays
26
130 Total offense 73
21 Return yards 13
6-34.8 Punting 5-36.2
0-0 Fumbles-lost 1-0
2-20 Penalties-yds 2-10
18:29 Time of
possession
11:31
Briefly
Kansas won the battle of field position - but not much else in the first half. La Tech outrushed and outpassed the offensively-challenged Jayhawks. ... Louisiana Tech also held possession more than 7 minutes more than KU, but the teams were tied at 7-all at intermission.

Louisiana Tech Leaders
Rushing: Freddie Franklin 3-13.
Passing: Matt Kubik 9-for-13 for 58 yards.
Receiving: Eric Newman 2-25.

Kansas leaders
Rushing: Jon Cornish 4-16, Clark Green 4-10.
Passing: Brian Luke 7-for-13 for 60 yards.
Receiving: Mark Simmon 2-15, Green 2-13.

Final Totals

Briefly
The score was tied a 7 through most of the third quarter. Then KU ran off a string of possessions that ended touchdown, punt, TD, TD, field goal, field goal. ... Over that same span, La Tech went punt, interception, interception, TD, interception, end of game. ... Tech was 2-for-14 on third-down conversions. Kansas wasn't much better: 3-for-13.

Louisiana
Tech
  Kansas
20 First downs 13
30 Rushes 32
38 Rushing yards 41
46-26-4 Passing
(comp-att-int)
31-19-1
257 Passing yards 236
76 Total
offensive
plays
63
295 Total offense 277
26 Return yards 68
8-38.4 Punting 7-34.7
0-0 Fumbles-lost 2-0
7-72 Penalties-yds 6-35
0-0 Sacks by
(No.-yards)
7-63
31:04 Time of
possession
28:56
Games to remember
Louisiana Tech: Seneca Chambers 9 catches, 109 yards.
Kansas: Mark Simmons 6 catches, 106 yards; Brandon Perkins 5 sacks.

Games to forget
Louisiana Tech: Donald Allen 8-for-14 passing for 71 yards, 2 interceptions, 5 sacks.
Kansas: Clark Green 9 carries for 23 yards.


INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING (carries-yards)
Louisiana Tech: Freddie Franklin 5-23, Mark Dillard 8-20, Matt Kubik 5-12, Johnathan Holland 1-8, Freddie King 1-7, Donald Allen 10-(minus-32).
Kansas: Jon Cornish 15-31, Clark Green 9-23, Marcus Herford 3-8, Brian Luke 4-(minus-7), Mark Simmons 1-(minus-14).

PASSING (comp.-att.-yards)
Louisiana Tech: Kubik 13-32-186 (two intercepted); Allen 8-14-71 (two intercepted).
Kansas: Luke 19-31-236 (one intercepted).

RECEIVING (receptions-yards)
Louisiana Tech: Seneca Chambers 9-109, King 7-45, Franklin 4-42, Eric Newman 3-40, Holland 1-12, Dillard 1-6, Anthony Harrison 1-3.
Kansas: Mark Simmons 6-106, Brian Murph 4-41, Green 4-34, Cornish 3-37, Gordon 1-14, Derek Fine 1-4.

PUNTING (No.-average)
Louisiana Tech: Chris Keagle 8-38.4
Kansas: Kyle Tucker 7-34.7.

TACKLING LEADERS
Louisiana Tech: Barry Robertson 13, Byron Santiago 9, Dez Abrams 7, Ladarius Love 5.
Kansas: Nick Reid 14, Aqib Talib 7, Ronnie Amadi 7, Theo Baines 6, Rodney Fowloer 5, Brandon Perkins 5, Gordon 5.

SCORE BY QUARTERS
  1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Louisiana Tech 0 7 0 7 14
Kansas 7 0 7 20 34

Officials: Tom Walker (r), Hugh Douglass (u), Curtis Graham (lm), Mike Liner (lj), Mark Johnson (bj), D. Rhone-Dunn (fj), Scott Koch (sj).
Attendance: 41,237.
Time of game: 3:20.