Owls Down Kent State 34-16 - Match Report
Bernard Pierce tore up the turf for 189 rushing yards on Friday to lead the Owls to a 34-16 win over the Golden Flashes at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Owls were a 16.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 40.5.
Chester Stewart completed 6 of 6 pass attempts for 94 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Trayion Durham rushed for 60 yards for Kent State, while Jacquise Terry added 36 yards. Spencer Keith threw for 260 yards for the Golden Flashes, while receivers Chris Gilbert and Justin Thompson had 134 and 41 yards respectively.
Temple was outgained by Kent State 363-315 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-16 by the Golden Flashes.
The time of possession battle favored Temple as their offense was on the field for 30:42, longer than the 29:18 of their opponents.