MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Markis McDuffie had a career-high 34 points plus 12 rebounds as Wichita State topped Temple 80-74 in the American Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Friday...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur scored 16 points with seven rebounds and five assists on Saturday and Penn beat Temple 77-70 to clinch a share of Philadelphia's famed Big 5 title.
It was also the last time for the Quakers to see their all-time winningest coach Fran Dunphy. Dunphy spent 17 years at Penn and is in his 13th and last season at Temple.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ernest Aflakpui drives his Temple teammates crazy in practice by constantly taking charges.
They were thrilled to see him do it with a big game on the line.
Quinton Rose scored 22 points, Aflakpui made the decisive defensive play and the Owls handed No. 17 Houston its first loss of the season, 73-69 on Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. scored 25 points, Nate Pierre-Louis added 22 and Temple beat Drexel 82-64 on Saturday.
At 10-2, Temple is off to its best start since the 2012-13 season when it started at 10-2 before dropping its next game.
Coincidentally, Temple used a 10-2 run to close the first half with Pierre-Louis scoring five on a 3-pointer and jump shot and Alston adding a 3. The Owls went to the break with a 41-30 lead and led by double digits for most of the remainder.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Fran Dunphy's last season as Temple's coach produced a November to remember. The Owls calmly held off a late Missouri charge to win 79-77, claiming their third victory over a Power 5 conference opponent this season after previous wins over Georgia and Cal.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Quinton Rose scored 18 points to lead Temple to a 79-77 victory over Missouri.
Shizz Alston finished with 15 points and six assists, De'Vondre Perry added 11 points and Ernest Aflakpui grabbed 12 rebounds for the Owls (6-1).
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston, Jr. made 4 of 7 from 3-point range and had 18 points and three blocks to help Temple beat Loyola (Md.) 81-67 on Friday night.
Quinton Rose added 16 points, six rebounds and six assists, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 16 and Ernest Aflakpui 10. The Owls (4-0) built a 16-0 lead in the first 3½ minutes and mostly kept the lead in double digits the rest of the way.
Brent Holcombe had 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Andrew Kostecka added 14 points for Loyola.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sophomore Nate Pierre-Louis finished with 14 points and 13 rebounds for his first career double-double and Temple held off La Salle 75-67 in a season opener on Tuesday night.
Quinton Rose scored 15 to pace Temple, while Shizz Alston Jr. added 13 points and eight assists. Ernest Aflakpui had 10 points and eight boards as the Owls outrebounded the Explorers 50-28 and spoiled the debut of first-year La Salle coach Ashley Howard.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose scored 23 points, Josh Brown had 17 points and eight rebounds, and Temple never trailed in defeating East Carolina 90-73 on Wednesday night to win its fourth straight.
Shizz Alston Jr. added 14 points with seven assists, J.P. Moorman II had 11 points and 12 rebounds and Ernest Aflakpui and Nate Pierre-Louis scored 10 points apiece for the Owls (14-10, 6-6 American Athletic Conference).
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Dingle made a career-high six 3-pointers, scored 22 points, and Temple defeated South Florida 83-74 on Sunday.
Shizz Alston Jr. and Ernest Aflakpui scored 14 points apiece for the Owls (13-11, 4-7 American), who shot 54 percent overall, 62 percent in the first half when they took a 46-23 lead by finishing on a 13-0 run.
The Owls made 12 of 23 from the arc as they won for the third time in four games after starting conference play 1-6.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Dingle scored 19 points, Ernest Aflakpui had a career-high 13 points with 10 rebounds and Temple beat East Carolina 81-62 on Saturday.
Aflakpui scored five straight points to start a 10-2 Temple run for a 62-48 lead midway through the second half and the Owls led by double digits the rest of the way.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. scored 14 points, Ernest Aflakpui added 11 points and 11 rebounds and Temple held off Penn 70-62 on Saturday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Daniel Dingle scored a career-high 21 points, Obi Enechionyia added 20 and Temple held off La Salle 97-92 on Friday night in a season opener between Big 5 teams.
Shizz Alston Jr. added 14 points, Ernest Aflakpui 12 points and 10 rebounds and Quinton Rose also had 12 points.