Towson vs Temple

Temple 72, Towson 61

  •  

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored a career-high 20 points to lead Temple to a 72-61 victory over Towson Wednesday night.

The Owls (7-1), who were 6-0 before a 90-67 loss to Duke Saturday, recovered at Towson's expense. Temple led by 11 points before taking a 32-26 halftime lead. Hollis-Jefferson scored 10 of his points in that first half.

Towson (4-6) got a superb performance from Jerrelle Benimon, who posted a 30-point, 18-rebound double-double on 14-for-22 shooting. He scored 15 points in the first half, but was 0 for 7 on 3-point attempts. Benimon added 15 more points in the second half.

Hollis-Jefferson had six rebounds, six assists and three steals. Temple's Scootie Randall had a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds.

Marcus Damas (11 points) was the only other Towson player in double figures. While Temple was 4 for 17 on 3-pointers, Towson shot just 1 for 14.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Towson (4-6)263561
Temple (7-1) «324072

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F4014-222-2180130
M. Damas, F344-103-462411
B. Dixon, F150-30-03020
J. Hairston, G213-100-01136
M. Burwell, G160-20-03010
R. Guthrie283-81-14028
K. Walden221-42-22124
T. Parker-Rivera211-10-01012
J. Flash30-00-01000
Totals 26-608-94241661
 43.3%88.9% 
Temple Owls
R. Hollis-Jefferson, F379-162-366120
S. Randall, F374-135-6125213
A. Lee, F174-92-250310
K. Wyatt, G313-114-634211
W. Cummings, G243-81-13128
T. DiLeo210-10-01000
J. O'Brien162-80-06105
D. Pepper111-20-00002
Q. DeCosey61-30-01003
Totals 27-7114-1840171072
 38%77.8% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.14-425-846
Hofstra14-424-1054
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Temple14-421-1259
SMU13-525-513
Houston12-622-1088
Cincinnati12-622-1148
Tulsa12-620-1258
UConn11-725-1132
Memphis8-1019-15139
UCF6-1212-18219
E. Carolina4-1412-20217
So. Florida4-148-25229
Tulane3-1512-22231
 
Other games
SAV 45 Final
OHST 85