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Bowling Green vs Temple Recap - Owls Win 28-27

Bowling Green vs Temple Recap - Owls Win 28-27

Bowling Green was unable to contain Bernard Pierce on Saturday and the result was a 28-27 Week 7 loss against the Owls.

Temple won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 20.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 51.5.

Mike Gerardi completed 9 of 15 pass attempts for 163 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Willie Geter rushed for 61 yards for Bowling Green, while Jordan Hopgood added 25 yards. Matt Schilz threw for 287 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Kamar Jorden and Alex Bayer had 143 and 77 yards respectively.

Temple lost the offensive yardage battle to Bowling Green 323-307 yards in Saturday's game. Bowling Green had more first downs as that total ended up 24-12.

The time of possession battle favored Bowling Green as their offense was on the field for 37:18, longer than the 22:42 of their opponents.

Temple looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Buffalo. Bowling Green will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kent State.