No. 25 Memphis (5-1, 2-1 The American) at Houston (4-2, 2-1), Thursday, 8 p.m. Eastern (ESPN).
Line: Houston by 2 ½.
Series Record: Houston leads 15-10.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
Memphis is ranked for the first time in two years and would take control of the American West Division with a win after defeating Navy last week. Houston is looking to rebound after its 45-17 loss at Tulsa and a win would give it control of the division.
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.
Houston's defense held Temple to 324 total yards, including 142 rushing. Garrett Davis intercepted two of Logan Marchi's passes and Isiah Johnson grabbed the other.
HOUSTON (AP) — No. 13 Houston was coming off of its first loss and the Cougars were close to making it two in a row with Tulsa driving in a tie game late in the fourth quarter on Saturday night.
It was then that Houston's defense responded with two huge plays to give the Cougars a 38-31 victory .