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Temple tops Eastern Michigan 24-12

Oct 3, 2009 - 8:40 PM YPSILANTI, Mich.(AP) -- Bernard Pierce ran for 180 yards and two touchdowns to lead Temple past Eastern Michigan, 24-12, in Mid-American Conference play Saturday.

Pierce scored both of his touchdowns in the first quarter for the Owls (2-2, 2-0). He scored on runs of 16 and 3 yards, and Vaughn Charlton found Evan Rodriguez for a 14-yard touchdown early in the second quarter to give Temple a 21-0 lead. Eastern Michigan (0-4, 0-1) scored later in the second quarter on a pair of Joe Carithers field goals, but the Eagles didn't score a touchdown until Terren Blevins scored from a yard out with 1:39 remaining in the game.

Temple ran for 242 yards compared to 50 for the Eagles. Kyle McMahon threw for 230 yards for Eastern Michigan.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TEMPLE 14 7 0 3 24
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 0 6 0 6 12 FINAL
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEMPLE - TD, BERNARD PIERCE 16 YD
    RUN (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK),
    1:42. TEMPLE 7-0
    TEMPLE - TD, BERNARD PIERCE 3 YD
    RUN (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK),
    9:53. TEMPLE 14-0
    2ND QUARTER: TEMPLE

    Oct 3 4:03 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD EASTRN MICHIGAN
    TERRENCE BLEVINS 1 YD RUN
    (TWO-POINT PASS CONVERSION FAILED)
    TEMPLE 24
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 12 1:39 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Temple 24, Eastern Michigan 12  4th - 1:39Oct 3 3:58 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG TEMPLE
    BRANDON MCMANUS 40 YD
    TEMPLE 24
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 6 5:52 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Temple 24, Eastern Michigan 6  4th - 5:52Oct 3 3:38 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TEMPLE 14 7 0 21
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 0 6 0 6 END, 3RD QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEMPLE - TD, BERNARD PIERCE 16 YD
    RUN (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK),
    1:42. TEMPLE 7-0
    TEMPLE - TD, BERNARD PIERCE 3 YD
    RUN (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK),
    9:53. TEMPLE 14-0
    2ND QUARTER: TE

    Oct 3 3:28 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG EASTRN MICHIGAN
    JOE CARITHERS 43 YD
    TEMPLE 21
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 6 0:00 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Temple 21, Eastern Michigan 6  HalfOct 3 2:22 PM


  • NCAAF
    TEMPLE 21
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 3 9:47 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Temple 21, Eastern Michigan 3  2nd - 9:47Oct 3 1:52 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    TEMPLE 14 14
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 0 0 END, 1ST QTR
    SCORING SUMMARY
    1ST QUARTER: TEMPLE - TD, BERNARD PIERCE 16 YD
    RUN (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK),
    1:42. TEMPLE 7-0
    TEMPLE - TD, BERNARD PIERCE 3 YD
    RUN (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK),
    9:53. TEMPLE 14-0

    Temple 14, Eastern Michigan 0  End of 1stOct 3 1:52 PM


  • NCAAF
    FG EASTRN MICHIGAN
    JOE CARITHERS 38 YD
    TEMPLE 21
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 3 9:47 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Temple 21, Eastern Michigan 3  2nd - 9:47Oct 3 1:52 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD TEMPLE
    EVAN RODRIGUEZ 14 YD PASS FROM VAUGHN CHARLTON
    (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK)
    TEMPLE 21
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 0 14:22 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Temple 21, Eastern Michigan 0  2nd - 14:22Oct 3 1:52 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD TEMPLE
    BERNARD PIERCE 3 YD RUN
    (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK)
    TEMPLE 14
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 0 5:07 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Temple 14, Eastern Michigan 0  1st - 5:07Oct 3 1:32 PM


  • NCAAF
    TD TEMPLE
    BERNARD PIERCE 16 YD RUN
    (BRANDON MCMANUS KICK)
    TEMPLE 7
    EASTRN MICHIGAN 0 13:18 LEFT, 1ST QTR

    Temple 7, Eastern Michigan 0  1st - 13:18Oct 3 1:17 PM