Huskies Fall 30-16 Against Temple - Game Recap
Bernard Pierce ran for 169 yards as Temple handled Connecticut by a score of 30-16 on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Temple won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 48.5.
Chester Stewart completed 11 of 21 pass attempts for 159 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jordan Todman rushed for 192 yards for Connecticut, while Robbie Frey added 44 yards. Zach Frazer threw for 150 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Michael Smith and Kashif Moore had 79 and 31 yards respectively.
Connecticut outgained Temple 390-356 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-13 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Connecticut as their offense was on the field for 30:34, longer than the 29:26 of their opponents.
Next game, Temple takes its act on the road to face Penn State looking for another win. For Connecticut, they head home to face Buffalo.