PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kyle Postma passed for 226 yards and a touchdown, and the Houston defense made three interceptions in a 20-13 victory over Temple on Saturday.
With the win, the Cougars improved to 3-1 on the year and 1-0 in American Athletic Conference play.
Houston's defense held Temple to 324 total yards, including 142 rushing. Garrett Davis intercepted two of Logan Marchi's passes and Isaiah Johnson grabbed the other.
D'Eriq King scored on a 13-yard run to open the scoring for Houston in the first quarter. Postma, who was 25-of-36 with an interception, hit Linell Bonner on a 9-yard scoring strike to make it 20-0 in the third quarter.
Kicker Caden Novikoff connected on a 25-yard field goal and a 35-yarder as well.
Temple (2-2, 0-2), used an 11-play, 85-yard drive capped by Marchi's 1-yard scoring pass to David Hood, on fourth-and-goal in the fourth quarter for a touchdown.