Rice vs Temple

Temple 77, Rice 63

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 18 points and Temple broke open a tight game in the second half to beat Rice 77-63 Saturday night.

Temple (2-0) got the better of it after halftime, outscoring Rice 43-32 after leading 34-31 at the break. Besides Hollis-Jefferson, whose 18 points came on 8-for-10 shooting, Khalif Wyatt scored 17 points and Anthony Lee and Scootie Randall totaled 16 apiece. Randall grabbed 12 rebounds.

For Rice (1-2), guard Tamir Jackson posted a double-double (12 rebounds, 17 points). Nine of those points came on three treys, but Jackson was just 6 of 17 from the floor.

Julian DeBose scored 15 points for Rice and Keith Washington added 12. Rice made 8 of 23 3-point attempts. Temple had a decisive edge at the foul line, hitting 21 of 28 while Rice was 11 for 14.

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Rice Owls
R. Wilson, F242-20-02124
S. Gearhart, F210-30-03050
T. Jackson, G386-172-4122217
J. DeBose, G346-102-241315
M. Guercy, G263-52-23039
K. Washington263-115-611112
A. Ramljak232-50-00146
B. Firozgary60-00-01010
D. Peera20-00-00000
Totals 22-5311-143062163
 41.5%78.6% 
Temple Owls
S. Randall, F385-165-5124016
R. Hollis-Jefferson, F328-102-373418
A. Lee, F286-84-4130316
K. Wyatt, G335-125-726317
W. Cummings, G201-73-41035
T. DiLeo250-42-33212
J. O'Brien141-30-22003
Q. DeCosey40-20-00110
D. Pepper40-10-00010
D. Dingle20-00-00010
Totals 26-6321-2843161777
 41.3%75% 
Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
So. Miss13-329-7
La. Tech13-329-8
Middle Tenn.13-324-9
Tulsa13-321-13
UTEP12-423-11
Old Dominion9-718-18
Tulane8-817-17
UAB7-918-13
Charlotte7-917-14
FIU7-915-16
North Texas6-1016-16
E. Carolina5-1117-17
FAU5-1110-22
Marshall4-1211-22
UT-San Antonio4-128-22
Rice2-147-23

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Louisville15-331-6
Cincinnati15-327-7
Connecticut12-632-8
SMU12-627-10
Memphis12-624-10
Houston8-1017-16
Rutgers5-1312-21
UCF4-1413-18
Temple4-149-22
So. Florida3-1512-20
 
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