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Gainwell sets Memphis record in 47-17 rout of Tulane

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw five touchdown passes, Kenneth Gainwell scored three touchdowns and combined for 307 yards of offense and Memphis routed...
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MEMPHIS,Tenn. (AP) — Brady White threw five touchdown passes, Kenneth Gainwell scoredthree touchdowns and combined for 307 yards of offense and Memphis routedTulane 47-17 on Saturday night.

Gainwellis the first player for Memphis (6-1, 2-1 American Athletic Conference), andthe first in the FBS to have 200 yards receiving and 100 yards rushing in agame since Troy Edwards of Louisiana Tech in 1997.

Gainwellfinished with nine receptions for 203 yards and two touchdowns, and carried theball 18 times for 104 yards and a touchdown. White was 21-of-29 passing for 358yards.

JustinMcMillan was 15 of 28 for 187 yards passing with one touchdown pass and threeinterceptions for Tulane (5-2, 2-1). He added 89 yards on the ground on 15carries, and also ran for a score.

TheTigers led 34-10 at halftime. Riley Patterson’s two field goals from 29 and 34yards stretched the Memphis lead to 40-10 midway through the third quarter.