PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nate Pierre-Louis posted his third straight double-double with 21 points and 12 rebounds as Temple narrowly beat La Salle 70-65 on Saturday.
Temple (2-0) vs. La Salle (1-1)
Tom Gola Arena, Philadelphia; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Temple pays visit to La Salle in an early season matchup. Temple beat Morgan State by 18...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nate Pierre-Louis posted 19 points as Temple beat Morgan State 75-57 on Saturday.
Quinton Rose had 16 points for Temple (2-0). Alani Moore II added 14 points. De'Vondre...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nate Pierre-Louis scored 16 points, Quinton Rose added 14 points and Temple got past Drexel 70-62 on Tuesday night for Aaron McKie's first victory as coach of the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose had a career-high 29 points as Temple topped Tulane 80-69 on Sunday for its fourth win in five games.
Shizz Alston Jr. added 22 points for the Owls. Alston...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Jeremiah Martin had 30 points as Memphis defeated Temple 81-73 on Tuesday night.
Kyvon Davenport had 12 points for Memphis (18-11, 10-6 American Athletic Conference)....
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose had 25 points as Temple beat Tulsa 84-73 on Saturday. Shizz Alston Jr. added 24 points for the Owls. Alston Jr. also had seven assists for the Owls.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. had 24 points, including the game-winning free throw, as Temple narrowly defeated South Florida 70-69 in overtime on Saturday night.
South Florida's LaQuincy Rideau tied it at 69 with a layup with 11 seconds left in overtime before Alston made 1 of 2 free throws for the final score. The Bulls' David Collins missed two free throws with one second to go.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. had 28 points as Temple topped SMU 82-74 on Wednesday night.
Nate Pierre-Louis had 16 points and nine rebounds for Temple (18-7, 8-4 American Athletic Conference). Quinton Rose added 15 points. J.P. Moorman II had nine rebounds and seven assists for the hosts.
Jahmal McMurray had 22 points for the Mustangs (12-12, 4-8), who have now lost five games in a row. Ethan Chargois added 17 points and eight rebounds. Isiaha Mike had 14 points and 11 rebounds.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Sterling Taplin had 14 points to lead five Tulsa players in double figures as the Golden Hurricane defeated Temple 76-58 on Saturday. DaQuan Jeffries added 13 points for the Golden Hurricane. Martins Igbanu chipped in 12, Darien Jackson scored 10 and Jeriah Horne had 10.
Temple scored 27 points in the second half, a season low for the team.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fast start helped Temple rout UConn.
Shizz Alston Jr. had 18 points and Nate Pierre-Louis scored 12 of his 17 points in Temple's dominating first half to lead the Owls to an 81-63 victory over UConn on Wednesday.
Justyn Hamilton added 13 points for the Owls (17-6, 7-3 American Athletic Conference).
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. scored 29 points, Nate Pierre-Louis had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Temple handled Tulane its 11th straight loss 75-67 on Saturday night.
Quinton Rose added 10 points for the Owls (16-6, 6-3 American Athletic Conference), who scored the first nine points of the game and never let the Green Wave (4-17, 0-9) closer than six the rest of the way.
Caleb Daniels had 21 points, 11 rebounds and six assists for Tulane. Samir Sehic added 15 points and eight rebounds.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose scored a season-high 26 points, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 15 and Temple beat Memphis 85-76 on Thursday night.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nate Pierre-Louis scored 22 points, Shizz Alston Jr. had 20 points and nine assists and Temple beat South Florida 82-80 in overtime on Saturday despite LaQuincy Rideau's triple-double for the Bulls.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. scored 22 points, Nate Pierre-Louis added 21 and Temple rallied to beat Wichita State 85-81 in overtime Sunday in its American Athletic Conference home debut.
Pierre-Louis made the go-ahead layup (78-76) with 2:39 left in overtime and Temple (11-3, 1-1) led the rest of the way.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Taylor scored 24 points, including two clutch free throws to seal the win, and Central Florida defeated Temple 78-73 in an American Athletic Conference opener 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.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Quinton Rose's dunk off his steal as time expired gave Temple a 77-75 overtime win over Davidson in the Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Boardwalk Classic on Saturday.
Davidson's Carter Collins made a pair of foul shots and the Wildcats led 75-69 with 1:32 left in overtime. Rose nailed a 3 to bring the Owls (9-2) within 75-72 with 68 seconds left and Shizz Alston Jr.'s 3-pointer knotted the score at 75 with 32 seconds remaining.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose and Shizz Alston, Jr. each scored 15 points and Temple pulled away late to beat crosstown rival Saint Joseph's 77-70 on Saturday night.
Temple (7-1) has beaten Saint Joseph's (4-4) in three straight games, and is off to its best start since the 2012-13 squad opened the season 8-1.
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) — Shizz Alston, Jr. scored a career-high 30 points and one of his seven 3-pointers sparked a 15-0 run in the second half as Temple surged past Detroit Mercy 83-67 in the Legend Classic on Friday night.
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.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. hit three free throws in the final minute and Temple avoided being upset by a lower seed in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Tournament for the second year in a row, holding off Tulane 82-77 Thursday night.
Temple, the No. 7 seed, advances to face second-seeded Wichita State on Friday in the tourney quarterfinals.
Last year the eighth-seeded Owls were upset by No. 9 seed ECU.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quinton Rose scored 19 points and Shizz Alston Jr. scored 13 and Temple beat Central Florida 75-56 on Sunday in a game it never trailed.
Temple (16-12, 8-8 American) built a 16-0 start with Steve Leonard making two 3-pointers and Obi Enechionyia and Josh Brown adding 3s. A.J. Davis' 3 with 12:39 before halftime served as UCF's (17-11, 8-8) first basket of the game as the Knights missed their first six shots, two free throws and turned it over three times.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Corey Davis Jr. scored 20 points, Devin Davis had a double-double and Houston rolled to its fifth straight victory with an 80-59 win against Temple on Sunday.
Houston (21-5, 11-3 American) raced to a 15-0 lead with Davis making three 3-pointers and baskets from Breaon Brady, Rob Gray and Davis. Temple didn't score until 13:34 on a dunk by Obi Enechionyia. The Owls missed their first six shots and turned it over four times.
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) — Melvin Frazier scored 25 points with seven assists, Cameron Reynolds added 17 points with 10 rebounds, and Tulane pulled ahead early and held on to beat Temple 85-75 in an American Conference opener on Thursday night.
Blake Paul scored 12 points and Ray Ona Embo added 11 for the Green Wave (10-3), which shot 54 percent from the floor (31 of 57) to Temple's 45 percent (30 of 67) and made 19 free throws to their 11.