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Temple Defeats Akron 45-24 - Recap

Randle Jones caught 7 passes for 170 yards against the Akron defense as Temple handed the Zips a 45-24 loss on Saturday at Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium.

Temple was the ATS victor, as they covered the -6.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 51.0 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tayvon Ruley rushed for 62 yards, while Ra'Von Bonner added 53 yards in the win. Randle Jones and Jose Barbon added 170 and 24 receiving yards respectively.

Jonzell Norrils rushed for 66 yards for Akron, while Anthony Williams Jr. added 36 yards. Kato Nelson threw for 82 yards for the Zips, while receivers Michael Mathison and Tony Grimes, Jr. had 101 and 33 yards respectively.

Temple outgained Akron 422-362 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-19 by the Zips.

The time of possession battle favored Temple as their offense was on the field for 46:02, longer than the 28:34 of their opponents.

Temple looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Boston College. Akron will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Bryant.