Temple has earned its highest football ranking of the season. The Owls are ranked No. 20 in the Associated Press Poll of writers and No. 21 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
The previous high ranking this season was when Temple was No. 21 in both polls on Nov. 8. The Owls were also No. 21 in the AP Poll of Oct. 25.
Temple (10-2) will visit Houston (11-1) in Saturday's American Athletic Conference championship game at noon ET.
Houston is ranked No. 17 in the AP Poll and No. 18 in the Coaches Poll.
Navy, which lost at Houston, 52-31 on Friday, is the third AAC team to be ranked at No. 22 in both polls.