Recap - Panthers Defeat Temple 47-17
|Recap - Panthers Defeat Temple 47-17|
Tino Sunseri threw for 321 yards to lead the Panthers over Temple 47-17 on Saturday in Week 9 action at Heinz Field.
Pittsburgh won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 47.5.
Ray Graham rushed for 109 yards, while Rushel Shell added 79 yards in the win. Devin Street and Ray Graham added 140 and 71 receiving yards respectively.
Montel Harris rushed for 72 yards for Temple, while Clinton Granger added 35 yards. Chris Coyer threw for 143 yards for the Owls, while receivers Jalen Fitzpatrick and Kenneth Harper had 55 and 44 yards respectively.
Temple was outgained by Pittsburgh 528-324 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-22 by the Panthers.
Pittsburgh lost the time of possession battle 31:28/28:32, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Notre Dame looking for another win. For Temple, they head on the road to face Louisville.