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Temple rallies in second half, beats South Florida 27-17

Nov. 17, 2018 3:48 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Isaiah Wright returned a punt 73 yards for a go-ahead touchdown and Chapelle Russell recovered a fumble in the end zone to cap a big second half as Temple rallied for a 27-17 victory over South Florida on Saturday. The Owls (7-4, 6-1 American Athletic Conference) trailed 17-0 at...

Milton throws 3 TDs, No. 9 UCF holds off Temple 52-40

Nov. 2, 2018 1:17 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No. 9 UCF only knows one way to answer questions about where it stands among the elite teams in college football — keep winning. The defending American Athletic Conference champions remained unbeaten Thursday night, pulling away from Temple late for a 52-40 victory that extended...

No. 9 UCF faces Temple in key American Conference matchup

Oct. 31, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Josh Heupel, whose ninth-ranked UCF Knights have the nation's longest winning streak, calmly answered another question about whether he feels the American Athletic Conference is underappreciated. The defending AAC champions have won a league-record 20 straight games, but many discount...

No. 9 UCF tries to remain unbeaten against surging Temple

Oct. 31, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

Temple (5-3, 4-0 AAC) at No. 9 UCF (7-0, 4-0, CFP 12), Thursday, 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: UCF by 10½. Series record: UCF leads 3-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? UCF looks to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 21 games and keep hopes of being considered to be one of four teams picked for the College...

Russo rallies Temple past No. 20 Cincinnati 24-17 in OT

Oct. 20, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — After throwing three interceptions, Temple's Anthony Russo came through down the stretch and the Owls handed one of the most surprising teams in the country its first loss. Russo threw a tying, 20-yard touchdown pass with 49 second left to Brandon Mack, and then a 25-yard TD to Isaiah...

No. 20 Cincinnati plays 1st game as ranked team at Temple

Oct. 18, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

Cincinnati (6-0, 2-0 American) at Temple (4-3, 3-0), noon, ESPNU. Line: Temple by 3½. Series record: Temple leads 12-7-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? The surprising Bearcats are playing their first game as a ranked team this season, facing their toughest test. They're one of eight unbeaten teams left in the FBS...

Russo leads Temple past Navy 24-17

Oct. 13, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Temple quarterback Anthony Russo has impressed his coaches with his big arm and tendency to make game-changing plays at critical moments. The 6-foot-4 sophomore delivered again in one of his team's biggest road tests of the season. Russo threw for 300 yards with a 62-yard touchdown...

Russo leads Temple past Navy 24-17

Oct. 13, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anthony Russo threw for 300 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to Ventell Bryant midway through the fourth quarter and Temple won for the fourth time in five games by running past Navy 24-17 on Saturday. Owls fullback Rob Ritrovato tied the game at 17 on a 1-yard plunge within 5:53...

Russo leads Temple past Navy 24-17

Oct. 13, 2018 7:06 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Anthony Russo threw for 300 yards with a 62-yard touchdown pass to Ventell Bryant midway through the fourth quarter and Temple won for the fourth time in five games by running past Navy 24-17 on Saturday. Owls fullback Rob Ritrovato tied the game at 17 on a 1-yard plunge within 5:53...

Temple seeks to sustain upward trend against skidding Navy

Oct. 12, 2018 2:39 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The last time Temple visited the state of Maryland, the Owls stopped a two-game skid. On Saturday, they will be looking to sustain some positive momentum. Temple (3-3, 2-0 American Athletic Conference) faces Navy (2-3, 1-1) after winning three of its three of its last four games in...