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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Scoreboard
La Salle (18-7)254974
Temple (18-8) «394382

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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
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
Other games
CAL 48 Final
ORE 46
DUKE 88 Final
VT 56