The (10-8) Temple Owls welcomed we Cincinnati Bearcats (12-7) to the Liacouras Center Wednesday evening.
History would be made as the Bearcats pulled out the 89-82 victory and Jarron Cumberland entered the Cincinnati all-time Top Ten Scoring record.
Temple held the Senior to a single first-half point but, Cumberland took over the game with a 21 point second half.
In a game that was knotted up at 71-71 with just four minutes remaining, the Preseason American Athletic Conference Player of the Year showed why he was given that accolade.
Cumberland jumpstarted an 18-11 Bearcat flurry by knocking down 14 points in just two minutes.
Cincy had five the different players a achieve double digits including Chris Vogt who nailed 16 of his 18 in the first half.
Quinton Rose had a game-high 26 points for the Owls and was complimented by 22 from Nate Pierre-Louis and another 14 from Alani Moore.
The difference in this one was the accuracy of Cincinnati who went 26 of 50 from the floor and 9 of 14 on their threes.
Conversely, Temple also had 9 threes but, they had 23 attempts.