HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Kai Horton accounted for all three of Tulane’s touchdowns in a 21-3 victory over Southern Mississippi on Saturday.

Horton bullied into the end zone from the 1 to cap Tulane’s seven-play, 75-yard drive on its opening series.

Tulane (2-1) started the second half by scoring on back-to-back drives, with Horton throwing a 35-yard touchdown pass to Jha’Quan Jackson and a 3-yard TD toss to Chris Brazzell II. Horton was 12-of-19 passing for 186 yards. Lawrence Keys III added 78 yards rushing on just four carries.

Southern Miss (1-2) went three-and-out on two of its five series in the second half. On its final series, an 11-play drive stalled at the Tulane 45 with a Keith Cooper Jr. sack on fourth-and-17. Southern Miss was held to 36 yards rushing and 213 yards of offense.

Andrew Stein kicked a 28-yard field goal for the Golden Eagles with 5:45 remaining in the third quarter.

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