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Owls extend lead in MAC East Division

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

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.

About this blog
Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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