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Oregon State Rolls, 35-3

September 06, 2002|Times Wire Services

Sophomore Derek Anderson threw for 286 yards and four touchdowns, including two to James Newson, in Oregon State's 35-3 victory over Temple on Thursday night at Philadelphia.

Oregon State (2-0), a disappointing 5-6 last season, has won its first two games by a total of 71 points. Temple (1-1) had only 222 total yards after having defeated Division I-AA Richmond, 34-7, in its opener.

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