Webb opened the second half scoring with a 3 yard touchdown to expand the Blazer's lead to 24-14. McDonald then scored from 13 yards out to cut the UAB lead to 24-21 with 6:47 remaining in the third period. From there, UAB outscored the Green Wave 17-3 down the stretch cementing the Blazer's 17-point victory.
On the ground, Tulane was led by Nathan Austin with 43 yards on 8 carries. However, McDonald was one of the few bright spots for the Green Wave posting 108 yards of total offense (41 rushing and 67 receiving) and all three Green Wave touchdowns. Kevin Moore completed 15 of 30 pass attempts for 235 yards and one score, but was intercepted 3 times on the afternoon. Brian King led all Green Wave receivers with 3 catches for 74 yards. Defensively, the Green Wave was paced by senior safety David Skehan who recorded 9 tackles and one pass breakup.
Tulane travels to Tulsa to face the Golden Hurricanes. Kickoff is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.