Tulane 31 Southern Miss 27 The Green Wave captured their first conference title since 1998 by defeating Southern Miss in thrilling fashion. Tulane trailed 27-16 in the 4th quarter before starting its comeback. Tulane fullback Kasey Stelly ran for a 1 yard touchdown to cut the lead to 27-22 with 4 minutes left in the game. The Green Wave converted on the 2 point attempt to make the score 27-24. Tulane's defense then forced Southern Miss to punt. With only 29 seconds left Tulane quarter Ryan Griffin threw a 9 yard touchdown to Brent Comardelle to put the Green Wave on top.