Owls improve their record to 5-0 for the first time in 41 years
Jahad Thomas and Ryquell Armstead scored two touchdowns apiece, and Temple remained unbeaten with a 49-10 victory over Tulane on Saturday in Philadelphia.
The Owls (5-0, 2-0 American) are off to their first 5-0 start since 1974 after ending a two-game winning streak for the Green Wave (2-3, 1-1).
Thomas ran 10 yards to give Temple a 14-10 lead in the second quarter and added a 16-yard scoring catch from P. J. Walker for a
21-10 halftime lead.
Armstead, making his first start, added a pair of 16-yard touchdown runs in the third quarter, sandwiched around Sean Chandler’s 22-yard interception return for a score.
Walker hit 11 of 15 passes for 183 yards.
lWISCONSIN 23, NEBRASKA 21: Rafael Gaglianone made a 46yard field goal with four seconds left after missing from 39 yards just more than a minute earlier, giving the Badgers (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) a win over the Cornhuskers (2-4, 0-2) in Lincoln, Neb.
All four of Nebraska’s losses have come on its opponent’s final offensive play.
lWASHINGTON STATE 45, OREGON 38 (2OT): Luke Falk threw for 505 yards and five touchdowns to lead theCougars(3-2, 1-1Pacific12) over the Ducks (3-3, 1-2) in Eugene, Ore.
Washington State had lost eight straight games to Oregon.
lSOUTH FLORIDA 45, SYRACUSE24: MarlonMack rushed 179 yards and two second-half touchdownsto help the Bulls (2-3) end a three-game slide with a win over the Orange (3-2) in Tampa.
lPENN STATE 29, INDIANA 7: Christian Hackenberg threw for 262 yards and two touchdown passes and also ran for two touchdowns as the Nittany Lions (5-1, 2-0 Big Ten) beat the visitingHoosiers (4-2, 0-2) in State College, Pa.
Hackenbergwas21 of39andhit Briar Woods graduate Brandon Polk and DaeSean Hamilton on 39-yard scoring strikes.
lMINNESOTA 41, PURDUE 13: Shannon Brooks ran for 176 yards and changed the game with a 71yard touchdown run early in the third quarter to help the Golden Gophers (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) win a road game over the Boilermakers (1-5, 0-2) inWest Lafayette, Ind.
lWAKE FOREST 3, BOSTON COLLEGE0: MikeWeaver kicked a 25-yard field goal after the Demon Deacons forced a turnover deep in Eagles territory in the third quarter, andWake Forest (3-3, 1-2) held on for the win over Boston College (3-3, 0-3) in ChestnutHill, Mass.
lDUKE 44, ARMY 3: Thomas Sirk threw for 197 yards and one touchdown, Jela Duncan scored on a 43-yard run and Parker Boehme scored twice to lead the Blue Devils (5-1) over the host Black Knights (1-5) inWest Point, N.Y.
TEXAS TECH 66, IOWA STATE
l 31: Patrick Mahomes threw for 428 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Red Raiders (4-2, 1-2 Big 12) to a win over the Cyclones (2-3, 1-1) in Lubbock, Tex.
lARIZONA 44, OREGON STATE 7: Anu Solomon completed 17 of 30 passes for 276 yards to lead the Wildcats (4-2, 1-2 Pacific 12) to a win over the visiting Beavers (2-3, 0-2) in Tucson.
MISSISSIPPI STATE 45, TROY
l 17: NickFitzgerald, filling in foran under-the-weather Dak Prescott, had three touchdowns and 170 yards of total offense to lead the Bulldogs (4-2) to a home win over the Trojans (1-4) in Starkville, Miss.