Temple Falls 22-13 to Nittany Lions - Recap
|Temple Falls 22-13 to Nittany Lions - Recap|
Evan Royster scampered through the Temple defense for 187 yards as Penn State handed the Owls a 22-13 defeat on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Nittany Lions were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 43.5.
Robert Bolden completed 18 of 28 pass attempts for 223 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
James Nixon rushed for 64 yards for Temple, while Matt Brown added 48 yards. Chester Stewart threw for 46 yards for the Owls, while receivers Joe Jones and Matt Brown had 27 and 9 yards respectively.
Temple was outgained by Penn State 439-202 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-8 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Penn State as their offense was on the field for 34:31, longer than the 25:29 of their opponents.
Penn State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Iowa. Temple will aim to get back on the winning track at Army.