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Temple tops Eastern Michigan

Bernard Pierce ran for 180 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Temple Owls past the Eastern Michigan Eagles, 24-12 on Saturday afternoon.

The Owls covered the 6.5-point spread, while the final score played UNDER the day's posted total of 44.5.

Pierce scored both of his touchdowns in the first quarter for the Owls. He scored on runs of 16 and 3 yards.

The Eagles didn’t score a touchdown until Terren Blevins scored from a yard out with 1:39 remaining in the game.