Owls vs RedHawks Final: 24-21 - Recap
Matt Brown tore up the turf for 123 rushing yards on Wednesday to lead the Owls to a 24-21 win over the RedHawks at Lincoln Financial Field.
Temple did not, however, defeat the RedHawks against the spread, which closed at 13 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 44.5.
Chris Coyer completed 10 of 19 pass attempts for 92 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Justin Semmes rushed for 69 yards for Miami (Ohio), while Chrishawn Dupuy added 7 yards. Zac Dysert threw for 364 yards for the RedHawks, while receivers Nick Harwell and Chris Givens had 229 and 94 yards respectively.
Temple lost the offensive yardage battle to Miami (Ohio) 428-310 yards in Wednesday's game. Miami (Ohio) had more first downs as that total ended up 24-17.
The time of possession battle favored Miami (Ohio) as their offense was on the field for 29:50, longer than the 29:32 of their opponents.
Next game, Temple takes its act home to face Army looking for another win. For Miami (Ohio), they head home to face Western Michigan.