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Wave just off mark with kick

Posted: December 23, 2013 at 3:11 a.m.

NEW ORLEANS — Tulane appeared to have overcame a jittery start to its first bowl game in 11 years, only to be stunned by a cruel ending to kicker Cairo Santos’ otherwise distinguished college career Orleans Darkwa scored three touchdowns as the Green Wave rallied from a 21-0 deficit, but Santos’ 48-yard field-goal try in the final seconds missed wide left as Louisiana-Lafayette held on for a 24-21 victory Saturday night in the New Orleans Bowl.

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Sports, Pages 20 on 12/23/2013

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