Boxscore
Temple 41, Villanova 10
Friday, August 31, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Lincoln Financial Field
Attendance - 32709

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Villanova 3 7 0 0 10
Temple 7 21 7 6 41

Recap


Temple 41, Villanova 10:
Matt Brown rushed for 141 yards, including 56 on a late first-half touchdown jaunt, as the Owls pulled away in the fourth Mayor’s Cup game in Philadelphia.
 
Quarterback Chris Coyer threw for one touchdown and ran for another as Temple beat Villanova for the third straight year. The Owls rushed for 302 yards - 183 in the first half.
 
Vaughn Carraway broke the game open with two takeaways in the second quarter. The senior defensive back picked off a Chris Polony pass and weaved his way 58 yards for a touchdown with 11:24 remaining. Three plays after Carraway recovered a fumble, Coyer zipped up the middle for a 19-yard score and the Owls led 21-3 with 9:08 left in the first half.
 
Backup quarterback John Robertson brought the Wildcats within 11 points with a 5-yard touchdown run, but Brown broke free for his long TD run with 21 seconds left in the second quarter for a 28-10 halftime lead. It was Brown’s 10th career 100-yard rushing game.
 
Temple went 78 yards in 14 plays to score on its first possession of the season, when Kenneth Harper took Coyer’s shovel pass and found the end zone from 8 yards. Harper added a 38-yard run early in the third quarter to make it 35-10.
 
GAME NOTEBOOK: Temple has won 16 of its last 19 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. … Villanova leads the all-time series 16-15-2. … Brown also had 124 return yards. … Temple finished 2011 with four straight wins.
 
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 5:54
Temple   TD  Temple 7 - Villanova 0
1st Quarter - 2:19
Villanova   FG  Temple 7 - Villanova 3
2nd Quarter - 11:24
Temple   TD  Temple 14 - Villanova 3
2nd Quarter - 9:08
Temple   TD  Temple 21 - Villanova 3
2nd Quarter - 1:04
Villanova   TD  Temple 21 - Villanova 10
2nd Quarter - 0:21
Temple   TD  Temple 28 - Villanova 10
3rd Quarter - 12:19
Temple   TD  Temple 35 - Villanova 10
4th Quarter - 10:33
Temple   FG  Temple 38 - Villanova 10
4th Quarter - 5:10
Temple   FG  Temple 41 - Villanova 10
TEAMS

Team Records

  Villanova Temple
W/L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 0 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Villanova Temple
Score 10 41
First Downs 18 15
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-14
36%
6-for-13
46%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-1
0%
0-for-1
0%
Total Yards 365 362
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 44-212 47-301
Average/Rush 4.8 6.4
Passing
Comp-Att 11-24 5-11
Passing Yards 153 61
Average/Pass Play 5.5 5.5
Penalties-Yards 7-58 3-14
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 0-0
Interceptions Thrown 1 0
Time of Possession 29:43 30:17

PLAYER STATS

Villanova (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
J. Robertson 9/17 135 0 0
C. Polony 2/7 18 0 1
Temple (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Coyer 5/11 61 1 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
J. Robertson 15 78 5.2 1
A. Medley 11 62 5.6 0
K. Monangai 10 59 5.9 0
S. Jones 2 11 5.5 0
C. Polony 5 6 1.2 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Brown 19 145 7.6 1
C. Coyer 13 80 6.2 1
K. Harper 5 49 9.8 1
M. Harris 5 12 2.4 0
C. Granger 1 11 11.0 0
S. Reid 3 4 1.3 0
J. Fitzpatrick 1 0 0.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
K. Monangai 2 41 20.5 0
N. White 4 33 8.2 0
E. Pettway 1 22 22.0 0
G. Underwood 1 22 22.0 0
A. Medley 1 17 17.0 0
K. Gulyas 1 12 12.0 0
P. Livers 1 6 6.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Fitzpatrick 2 33 16.5 0
C. Booth 1 12 12.0 0
K. Harper 1 8 8.0 1
M. Harris 1 8 8.0 0
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