NCAA Game Summary - Kent State at Temple|
(Saturday, November 21st)
Final Score: Temple 47, Kent State 13
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Matt Brown carried the ball 18 times for
156 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Temple Owls to a 47-10 win over the
Kent State Golden Flashes in a Mid-American Conference showdown at Lincoln
Chester Stewart orchestrated the Temple (9-2, 7-0 MAC) offense, completing 6-
of-16 pass attempts for 124 yards and a touchdown.
The Golden Flashes (5-6,4-3) were paced by Spencer Keith, who completed 18-
of-31 passes for 232 yards and a touchdown.
KSU scored the only points of the first quarter, with a 21-yard field goal by
The Owls took the lead, early in the second quarter, when Stewart hooked up
with Evan Rodriguez for a 10-yard touchdown. However, the point after attempts
was blocked giving the Owls a 6-3 lead.
The Golden Flashes regained the lead, midway through the second quarter, with
a six-yard pass from Keith to Kendrick Pressley.
Temple drew closer in the closing minute of the first half, with a 24-yard
field goal by Brandon McManus, to head into the break trailing 10-9.
The Owls dominated the second half, outscoring the Golden Flashes 38-3 in the
final two quarters. McManus gave the Owls the lead early in the third quarter
with a 28-yard field goal.
Temple got right back on the board with a 72-yard touchdown run from Brown, to
give his team a 19-10 lead.
The Temple defense got involved minutes later, as Kee-ayre Griffin returned an
interception 36 yards for a score.
The Owls made it a 33-10 contest in the final, minutes of the third quarter
with a one-yard run by Brown.
Temple added to its lead early in the fourth quarter with a 52-yard punt
return by Delano Green.
Green put his team back on the board minutes later with a 50-yard touchdown
run to make it a 47-10 contest.
Cortez added a meaningless 46-yard field goal late in the game, allowing
Temple to win 47-13.
With the win Temple set a new school record for consecutive wins with nine.
11/21 18:31:24 ET