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Temple vs Rutgers Recap - Scarlet Knights Win 23-20

Temple vs Rutgers Recap - Scarlet Knights Win 23-20

Gary Nova threw for 371 yards to lead the Scarlet Knights over Temple 23-20 on Saturday in Week 10 action at High Point Solutions Stadium.

Rutgers won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 57.5.

Justin Goodwin rushed for 60 yards, while Gary Nova added 10 yards in the win. Leonte Carroo and Quron Pratt added 147 and 88 receiving yards respectively.

Zaire Williams rushed for 59 yards for Temple, while Kenneth Harper added 49 yards. P.J. Walker threw for 203 yards for the Owls, while receivers Robbie Anderson and John Christopher had 57 and 41 yards respectively.

Temple was outgained by Rutgers 440-322 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Scarlet Knights.

The time of possession battle favored Temple as their offense was on the field for 30:54, longer than the 29:06 of their opponents.

Rutgers looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Cincinnati. Temple will aim to get back on the winning track vs Central Florida.