The Bearcats limited Temple to just three field goal tries all game, forcing eight punts while making two second-quarter touchdowns stand for their sixth straight win.
The West Chester University Golden Rams will travel down to Athens, West Virginia, to battle top seed Concord University in the second round of the D-II tourney.
The Temple Owls have just two games left in the regular season, including Saturday when they host Cincinnati in American Athletic Conference action.
The Irish missed a field goal with less than a minute to go in their 31-28 loss.
Illinois earned the victory over Penn State with a made field goal with 8 seconds left.
For the second straight year the West Chester Golden Rams are headed to the Division II NCAA Tournament.
The Villanova Wildcats will wrap up their regular season on Saturday as they travel down to Newark to visit their rival the University of Delaware.
The season continues on Saturday for the Delaware Valley College football team as they welcome Christopher Newport to Doylestown in the first round of the Division III NCAA Tournament.
Penn State’s James Franklin is the eighth highest paid college football coach.
It will be the end of an era for Penn football on Saturday as the Quakers visit the Big Red of Cornell in what will be the final game for head coach Al Bagnoli.
For the third straight season and 16th time since 1991, the Rowan football team is preparing to play in the Division III NCAA Tournament.
The Delaware Blue Hens will wrap up their 2014 season on Saturday as they welcome rival Villanova to Newark.
Temple will have a bye week following their 30-13 loss to Penn State.
Northwestern rallied late and topped #18 Notre Dame in OT.
Mississippi State failed in their bid for an undefeated season with their loss to Alabama.