HOUSTON (AP) – Ta’Zhawn Henry ran for two touchdowns in the second half to lead Houston over Navy 28-20 in a prelude to the American Athletic Conference on Saturday night.
Henry’s 2-yard touchdown run drew Houston (3-1, 1-0) to 17-10 by the end of the third quarter. Clayton Tune tossed a 47-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Jones early in the fourth round before Henry’s 1-yard TD run extended the Cougars’ lead to 28:17, 12:08.
Henry finished rushing 54 yards for 11 carries. The tune was 22 of 30, which passed 257 yards. Marcus Jones returned a punt 73 yards for a touchdown for the Cougars in the first quarter.
Xavier Arline had a 40-yard touchdown run for Navy in the first quarter (0-3, 0-1). Isaac Ruoss scored in a 1-yard run that gave the Midshipmen a 17-7 lead at break. Bijan Nichols scored field goals from 30 and 36 yards.
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