Jamar Summers scored on a 67-yard interception return to give Connecticut the edge it needed to defeat Tulane 7-3 on Saturday night.
Summers' interception came with 2:28 left in the first quarter and the Huskies (5-5, 3-3 American Athletic) held Tulane to a field goal after that.
Bryant Shirreffs completed 8 of 19 passes for 81 yards. He also rushed for 79 yards on 16 carries. Arkeel Newsome added 54 yards rushing.
The Huskies had 227 yards total offense and held the Green Wave (2-7, 1-5) to 140, including just 34 on the ground.
Tulane's only score came on a 37-yard field goal by Andrew DiRocco with 8:28 left in the first half.
Tanner Lee completed 13 of 40 passes for 106 yards for the Green Wave with the one interception made by Summers.