La Salle vs Temple

Temple 82, La Salle 74

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson posted a career-high double-double and Temple went on an 18-0 run late in the first half in an 82-74 victory Thursday night in Atlantic 10 Conference play.

The Owls (18-8, 7-5), whose last five games were decided by one point, turned a 24-21 deficit into a 39-24 lead. La Salle (18-7, 8-4) sought its first outright title in Philadelphia's City Series since 1990. Instead, it allowed a season high in points and tied Temple at 3-1 in the Big Five.

In the second half, Temple led 53-31 after a 3-pointer by Scootie Randall (15 points). La Salle twice got within nine points. Two late treys by the Explorers made the final margin eight points.

Hollis-Jefferson was dominant for Temple with 23 points and 18 rebounds, career highs in both categories. Khalif Wyatt added 17 points.

Ramon Galloway led the Explorers with 18 points and Tyreek Duren added 16.

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F132-52-21026
S. Mills, G375-80-012111
R. Galloway, G364-158-11104218
T. Duren, G295-105-603316
D. Peterson, G232-30-03055
T. Garland267-150-031214
S. Zack172-20-04024
R. Brown120-10-02000
T. Dunn70-10-00100
Totals 27-6015-1927111774
 45%78.9% 
Temple Owls
S. Randall, F375-104-4104115
R. Hollis-Jefferson, F349-145-8185323
A. Lee, C134-52-220310
K. Wyatt, G346-142-554317
W. Cummings, G261-41-31233
T. DiLeo212-30-32334
D. Pepper190-20-00010
J. O'Brien163-83-431110
Totals 30-6017-2942191882
 50%58.6% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton6-115-428
VCU5-215-542
La Salle5-211-664
Richmond5-211-8121
Rhode Island4-212-649
St. Bona.4-212-6101
George Mason3-313-6134
Fordham3-49-11234
Davidson2-49-8104
Geo. Wash.2-410-9135
Saint Josephs2-49-9104
UMass2-512-890
Duquesne2-59-11207
Saint Louis1-65-14242

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati7-017-215
SMU7-117-437
Tulsa5-111-7115
Memphis5-215-577
UCF5-214-596
Houston4-414-770
UConn3-48-11150
Temple1-610-1072
E. Carolina1-69-11237
Tulane1-64-15258
So. Florida0-76-12275
 
Other games
CAL 48 Final
ORE 46
DUKE 88 Final
VT 56