Owls extend lead in MAC East Division

Temple extended its lead atop the Mid-American East Division standings.

The Owls improved to 5-2 overall and 3-1 in the MAC after defeated Buffalo, 34-0, in Saturday’s homecoming game at Lincoln Financial Field.

Miami of Ohio (2-4, 1-1)  is in second place. Buffalo (2-5, 1-2), Ohio University (4-3, 1-2) and Bowling Green (3-4, 1-2) are in the three-way tie for third place followed Akron (1-5, 0-2) and Kent State (1-6, 0-3).

Bowling Green suffered a 28-21 setback to Toledo on Saturday, while Ball State defeated Ohio, 23-20. Miami of Ohio beat Kent State, 9-3. Akron was off this week.

Temple travels to Bowling Green on Oct. 22 before playing at Ohio on Nov. 2.