NEW ORLEANS -- Jonathan Banks completed just 10 of 15 passes for Tulane, but three of them resulted in touchdowns as the Green Wave washed past Grambling, 43-14 in the season opener for both schools Saturday.
Banks fired 30 yards to Terren Encalade to get Tulane on the board, than dashed in from 7 yards out to make it 14-0 after one quarter. Banks added a 62-yard strike to Dontrell Hilliard before halftime to make it 24-0, then tossed 19 yards to Darnell Mooney early in the third quarter for a 31-0 lead.
Encalade added a 58-yard run for a touchdown to open the fourth quarter.
Carter finished with 68 yards of the Tigers' 77 rushing yards.
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