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College roundup: Houston follows Greg Ward past Temple

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The Houston Cougars ran their record to 12-1 and captured the American Athletic Conference championship with an easy 24-13 victory over the Temple Owls. Quarterback Greg Ward II could not be corralled by the Owls. He threw for only 88 yards, but he ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns. The Cougars will represent the Group of Five in a bowl game and play in either the Peach or the Fiesta. Houston led 17-0 and 24-3, Quarterback P.J. Walker threw…

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Temple beats UConn to eliminate USF from AAC division race

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The USF trophy case will remain empty. The Bulls’ last chance at the AAC East title slipped away Saturday night as Temple took a 27-3 victory over UConn. USF had hoped over its last two games to catch the Owls, who they beat 44-23 in Tampa. But Temple didn’t blink in wins over Memphis and UConn. Temple got 109 yards rushing from Jahad Thomas while holding the Huskies to only nine yards on the ground on 26 carries. UConn only…

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USF Bulls ride quarterback Quentin Flowers to win over UCF

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Quinton Flowers threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as the USF Bulls finished their season strongly. USF beat the Central Florida Knights 44-3 Thursday night, their eighth win in their final nine games. UCF fell to 0-12. The Bulls were barely challenged by UCF after the Knights took a 3-0 lead. UCF ran for only 87 yards and threw for only 116 in the defeat. The Bulls had 455 yards of total offense compared to 203 for…

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