Cincinnati vs Temple: The Temple Owls will be trying to hand the Cincinnati Bearcats their first American Conference loss of the season when they meet on Wednesday night. Cincinnati is unbeaten and ranked 20th in the nation as it gears up for a battle at Temple. Will the Bearcats continue their fantastic season with victory Saturday as the underdogs or are the favored hosts going to prevail?
Event: College Football
Team: Cincinnati vs Temple
Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018
Game Time: 12:00 p.m. ET
The Temple Owls have won their last two games and three of their last four contests. They will be going for their third consecutive win against the Bearcats. In their last game, the Owls defeated Penn 60-51. The team played especially well on the defensive end, holding the Quakers to 28 percent shooting from the field and 25 percent from three point range.
Ryan Betley and A.J. Brodeur each scored 12 points, while Caleb Wood added 10 points for the Quakers, who finished the game with three players scoring in double figures. Offensively the Owls weren’t at their best but did enough to get the win. Temple shot 41 percent from the field and 43 percent from three point range.
Obi Enechionyia had 15 points and nine rebounds, while Shizz Alston Jr. added 14 points for the Owls, who finished the game with two players scoring in double figures. If Temple wants to defeat Cincinnati, they will need to play much better on the offensive end.
The Bearcats have been dominant in recent weeks and have won their last 10 contests. They will try to make it 11 in a row when they face the Owls. In their last game, the Bearcats routed East Carolina 86-60. They held the Pirates to 42 percent shooting from the field and 25 percent from three point range.
Shawn Williams and Isaac Fleming had 15 points and three rebounds each, while Kentrell Berkley added 10 points and eight rebounds for the Pirates, who finished the game with three players scoring in double figures.
The Bearcats finished the game shooting 45 percent from the field and 35 percent from three point range. Gary Clark finished the game with 14 points and 14 rebounds, while Kyle Washington and Jacob Evans added 17 points each for the Bearcats, who finished the game with four players scoring in double figures. If the Bearcats can put up at least 80 points on the Owls, they will be able to keep their winning streak going.