Temple Defeats Villanova 31-24 - Recap
Michael Campbell was good for 127 receiving yards on Friday as the Owls grabbed a 31-24 win over the Wildcats at Lincoln Financial Field.
Temple was a favorite by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Chester Stewart completed 16 of 27 pass attempts for 200 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Aaron Ball rushed for 45 yards for Villanova, while Angelo Babbaro added 34 yards. Chris Whitney threw for 133 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Norman White and Angelo Babbaro had 69 and 38 yards respectively.
Temple outgained Villanova 322-311 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-19 by the Wildcats.
Temple led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 30:27/29:33 split in that important category.