Cale Gundy threw three touchdown passes and No. 10 Oklahoma used a blocked punt and a fumble recovery late in the game to finally break away and beat Tulsa, 41-20, Saturday.
The Sooners (3-0), coming off a 44-14 victory of then-No. 5 Texas A&M;, found themselves in a 20-20 tie in the third quarter before pulling away. Tulsa (1-3) outgained Oklahoma through three quarters but was undone by mistakes.
Gundy's third touchdown pass, a two-yarder to Terry Collier, gave the Sooners a 27-20 lead with 4:26 left in the third quarter.
Tulsa was forced to punt on the ensuing possession and reserve defensive back Artis Burns blocked the kick, giving the Sooners the ball at Tulsa's 18. Four plays later, fullback Dwayne Chandler scored on a one-yard run to make it, 34-20.