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
Davidson14-424-835
Dayton13-527-932
Rhode Island13-523-1066
VCU12-626-1015
Richmond12-621-1456
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
UMass10-817-1581
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
Duquesne6-1212-19223
Fordham4-1410-21238
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU15-327-712
Tulsa14-423-1145
Temple13-526-1134
Cincinnati13-523-1137
UConn10-820-1577
Memphis10-818-1483
Tulane6-1215-16214
E. Carolina6-1214-19220
UCF5-1312-18256
Houston4-1413-19239
So. Florida3-159-23273
 
Other games
CAL 48 Final
ORE 46
DUKE 88 Final
VT 56