Memphis blows by Tennessee-Martin 41-14
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP)—Tyler Bass threw four touchdown passes and ran for another, leading Memphis in 41-14 blowout of Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night.
Bass was 22-for-28 for 293 yards, four touchdowns and an interception for the Tigers (1-2).
He also rushed for 80 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries.
Duke Calhoun caught nine passes for 174 yards and a score, and Carlos Singleton had a pair of touchdown catches on 40 yards receiving.
The Tigers scored the first 31 points.
Bass threw touchdown passes of 19 yards to Singleton and 85 yards to Calhoun, and also rushed for a 7-yarder to stake Memphis to a 24-0 lead in the second quarter.
He connected with Singleton again, this time on a 21-yard score for the 31-0 advantage to open the third.
The Skyhawks (1-2) then scored consecutive touchdowns to pull within 17 points, but Bass’ final touchdown pass sealed the win.