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.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.

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