Bearcats Subdue Owls, 89-82

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.



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