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
St. Bona.0-08-277
Duquesne0-06-3315
Rhode Island0-06-324
UMass0-06-5185
VCU0-06-5134
Dayton0-05-588
Davidson0-04-4188
Geo. Wash.0-05-6169
George Mason0-05-6226
La Salle0-05-674
Saint Louis0-05-6152
Saint Josephs0-04-5209
Fordham0-04-6276
Richmond0-02-8262

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati0-09-260
Houston0-08-278
Wichita St.0-08-212
SMU0-08-397
Memphis0-07-3130
Temple0-07-313
Tulane0-07-392
UCF0-07-345
UConn0-07-3112
Tulsa0-07-4163
E. Carolina0-05-4328
So. Florida0-05-6323
 
Other games
CAL 48 Final
ORE 46
DUKE 88 Final
VT 56