Towson vs Temple

Temple 72, Towson 61

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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.

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Towson (4-6)263561
Temple (7-1) «324072

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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.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

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
SAV 45 Final
OHST 85