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Montel Harris has career-high 351 yards rushing and scores 7 TDs, Temple beats Army 56-32

Montel Harris rushed for a career-high 351 yards and seven touchdowns, Matt Brown scored twice before leaving the game with an injury, and Temple beat Army 63-32 on Saturday for its fifth straight win in the series.

Temple (4-6) snapped a four-game losing streak, all coming in the Big East, by beating the nation's top rushing team at its own game, gaining 534 yards rushing on 57 carries. Army (2-9), which finished with 407 yards rushing on 62 carries, has lost 16 straight against Big East competition.

Harris, who had 36 carries, scored on a 60-yard run and a 1-yard run in the second quarter, a 1-yard run and a 37-yarder in the third, and a 2-yarder, a 3-yarder and another 37-yarder in the fourth to come within one of the NCAA record set in 1990 by Howard Griffith of Illinois against Southern Illinois.