Boxscore
Temple 17, Connecticut 14
Saturday, October 13, 2012 1:00 PM
Location - Rentschler Field
Attendance - 37279

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 OT T
Temple 0 7 0 7 3 17
Connecticut 14 0 0 0 0 14

Recap


Temple 17, Connecticut 14: Chris Coyer threw the game-tying touchdown pass with 19 seconds left in regulation and Brandon McManus hit the winning field goal in overtime as the Owls downed the host Huskies to continue their successful return to the Big East.

Coyer led Temple (3-2, 2-0) on the tying drive with a 14-yard touchdown pass to Jalen Fitzpatrick. Temple secured the win on McManus' 29-yard field goal after the Huskies missed a field goal in overtime.

Connecticut’s Chandler Whitmer threw for 293 yards and two touchdowns in front of his homecoming crowd as the Huskies lost their second straight conference game. 

Connecticut (4-3, 1-1) did all of its scoring in the first quarter, yet outgained the Owls 381-334. 

Coyer amassed 183 total yards while Temple tailback Montel Harris rushed for 142 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries. 

GAME NOTEBOOK: Temple now has consecutive conference wins for the first time in Big East competition. … The Owls host nationally ranked Rutgers next week in their homecoming game, while the Huskies head to Syracuse. 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 5:50
Connecticut   TD  Connecticut 7 - Temple 0
1st Quarter - 0:05
Connecticut   TD  Connecticut 14 - Temple 0
2nd Quarter - 3:09
Temple   TD  Connecticut 14 - Temple 7
4th Quarter - 0:19
Temple   TD  Connecticut 14 - Temple 14
OT - 0:00
Temple   FG  Connecticut 14 - Temple 17
TEAMS

Team Records

  Temple Connecticut
W/L 3 - 2 - 0 3 - 4 - 0
Conference 2 - 0 - 0 0 - 2 - 0

Team Stats

  Temple Connecticut
Score 17 14
First Downs 17 20
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-17
24%
6-for-18
33%
4th Down Efficiency 2-for-4
50%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 334 381
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 49-202 41-88
Average/Rush 4.1 2.1
Passing
Comp-Att 13-26 22-39
Passing Yards 132 293
Average/Pass Play 4.4 6.5
Penalties-Yards 8-78 2-15
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 28:51 31:09

PLAYER STATS

Temple (3 - 2)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Coyer 13/26 132 1 1
Connecticut (3 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Whitmer 22/39 293 2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Harris 30 142 4.7 1
C. Coyer 17 51 3.0 0
J. Fitzpatrick 1 8 8.0 0
K. Harper 1 1 1.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. DeLorenzo 23 91 4.0 0
S. McCummings 4 6 1.5 0
J. Williams 3 6 2.0 0
M. Hyppolite 2 4 2.0 0
C. Whitmer 8 -17 -2.1 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Fitzpatrick 3 34 11.3 1
D. Miller 1 33 33.0 0
C. Booth 3 25 8.3 0
M. Harris 1 13 13.0 0
J. Christopher 1 12 12.0 0
K. Harper 3 9 3.0 0
C. Hammond 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
S. Phillips 7 100 14.3 0
R. Griffin 2 67 33.5 1
M. Smith 5 54 10.8 1
G. Davis 2 24 12.0 0
J. Delahunt 2 23 11.5 0
N. Williams 2 16 8.0 0
M. DeLorenzo 1 14 14.0 0
R. Frank 1 -5 -5.0 0
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