Maine struck first, going 75 yards in seven plays on its opening possession, capped by a 5-yard Dan Collins run for a 7-0 lead. Tulane's Andrew DiRocco kicked a 23-yard field goal to make the score 7-3 before the end of the first quarter.
Lazedrick Thompson's 1-yard plunge early in the second quarter gave Tulane (1-2) the lead for good. Sherman Badie scored on a 56-yard run four minutes later, and Lee hit Teddy Veal for a 39-yard score two minutes later to make it 24-7 going into halftime.
Dontrell Hilliard had eight carries for 117 yards and two touchdowns. His 85-yard touchdown run closed the scoring.
Collins led Maine (0-2) with 131 yards passing and was intercepted twice. Micah Wright caught eight passes for 107 yards.
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