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Rutledge recaps Houston's 'Jacket-gate'

HOUSTON -- Patrick Carr ran for a career-high 139 yards and two touchdowns and Houston rolled to a 48-17 victory over Tulane on Thursday night.

Houston (8-3, 5-2 American Athletic Conference) rebounded from its only home loss, 59-49, to Temple last week. The Cougars conclude their regular season at Memphis on Nov. 23. Tulane (5-6, 4-3) had its three-game win streak snapped.

Carr broke loose for a 21-yard score and added a 3-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

D'Eriq King, who entered the game accounting for a nation's-best 290 points and 35 touchdown passes, combined for 164 yards of offense with two touchdowns.