PHILADELPHIA (AP) RJ Felton had 20 points in East Carolina's 73-62 win over Temple on Wednesday night.

Felton also had five rebounds for the Pirates (9-7, 2-1 American Athletic Conference). Ezra Ausar added 18 points while going 6 of 8 and 6 of 6 from the free throw line, and he also had six rebounds. Brandon Johnson was 6 of 12 shooting (3 for 7 from 3-point range) to finish with 15 points, while adding nine rebounds.

Joran Riley led the way for the Owls (8-8, 1-2) with 15 points. Jahlil White added 13 points and seven rebounds for Temple. Shane Dezonie also had 11 points.

East Carolina took the lead with 1:07 to go in the first half and did not give it up. The score was 33-31 at halftime, with Ausar racking up 10 points. East Carolina turned a three-point second-half lead into a 12-point advantage with a 9-0 run to make it a 47-35 lead with 15:22 left in the half. Johnson scored 13 second-half points.


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