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Temple Owls vs Uconn Huskies Preview

Philadelphia PA: The City of Philadelphia will be watching Lincoln Financial Field on Saturday nigh as the Temple Owls have so much on the line  as they take on  Connecticut Huskies in the regular season finale of the American Athletic Conference. The Temple Owls enter have a record of (9-2, 6-1 AAC) and off a what people were saying a must win against Memphis. If the Temple Owls win on Saturday, they would clinch the East Division title and  play in the inaugural American Athletic Conference championship game at Houston next week but a loss would give the division to South Florida.

There is also going to be a lot of emotion in this game as it is also Senior Night for the Temple Owls. Temple defeated Uconn 36-10 in 2014 while the last time that the Huskies beat the Owls was back in 2013 at Lincoln Financial Field

Uconn comes into game against Temple have winning their last three games which also included a 20-17 home win over previously unbeaten Houston last week. The Huskies have a record of (6-5, 4-3) became bowl eligible last week

Temple Coach Matt Rhule on the focus of the team knowing that everything is on the line “The focus will remain the same heading into Saturday night’s matchup against UConn as it has all season. Nothing changes”

Head coach of Uconn coach Bob Diaco about the encounter against the Temple Owls  “Matchup is very exciting-2 teams built in similar ways. If you enjoy watching two heavyweights go at it in center of ring, this would be it” Diaco would go on to say  it is a “very exciting matchup with team from our division. Have a lot of respect for Head Coach Matt Rhule”

The game will be broadcasted on ESPNU  at 7PM with  Anish Shroff, Ahmad Brooks & Mark Morgan calling the action