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Conference USA Football Standings 2012: Houston a game out of second place in division

The Houston Cougars' loss to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane dropped them to third place in the West Division of Conference USA.


The Houston Cougars fell to 4-6 on the year and 3-3 in Conference USA play with a loss to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, and a win by Southern Methodist puts Houston one full game behind SMU second-place. Meanwhile, SMU beat conference bottom-dweller Southern Miss 34-6 to move to 4-2 in conference play.

Tulsa remained perfect in conference play through six games and moved to 8-2 overall.

The Rice Owls were off on a bye this weekend and are like Tulane with 2-4 C-USA records. Rice, however, has a better overall record. UTEP holds the final spot in the West Division with a 1-5 conference mark.

Over in the East Division, Central Florida is 6-0 in conference play and 8-2 overall. Eastern Carolina is still on the heels of first place at 5-1 in C-USA.

UCF 6-0 8-2
East Carolina 5-1 6-4
Marshall 3-3 4-6
UAB 2-4 3-7
Memphis 2-4 2-8
Southern Miss 0-6 0-10
Tulsa 6-0 8-2
Southern Methodist 4-2 5-5
Houston 3-3 4-6
Rice 2-4 4-6
Tulane 2-4 2-8
UTEP 1-5 2-8

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