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Rutgers at Temple score: Gary Nova throws three touchdowns, Scarlet Knights lead, 21-10

The Rutgers Scarlet Knights entered halftime trailing 10-0. After an offensive explosion in the third quarter, Rutgers currently leads the Temple Owls, 21-10, as the game enters its final quarter.

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova threw three touchdown passes in the third quarter alone. Nova completed a 32-yard touchdown pass to Timothy Wright early in the third quarter, cutting Temple's lead down to 10-7.

Midway through the third quarter, Nova completed another 32-yard touchdown strike, this time to Jawan Jamison, giving Rutgers their first lead of the day.

Nova has now completed 16-of-25 passes for 224 yards and three touchdowns. He also threw an interception.

Rutgers' defense has managed to slow down Temple's quarterback, Chris Coyer. After beginning the game 4-of-4, he is now 6-of-12 passing, with a touchdown and an interception.

After the explosive third quarter, Rutgers leads Temple in total yards, 333-191.

Rutgers will attempt to continue scoring in the fourth quarter, as they look to avoid the upset.