In what has been a troublesome season for the (3-4) Knights of the University of Central Florida, a midweek trip to the Liacouras Center was not exactly what the doctor ordered. Temple gets the win and the Owls put the Knights to sleep 62-55.
The (2-3) Temple Owls were the host and spoiled the Knights party with a big 35 point second half that signaled the difference in a game that was knotted at 27 at the half. Despite having an 11-0 run, the Owls had to hold on when SFU pulled their own run, 7-0.
A late turnover secured the first Conference win for the boys from North Philly. Leading the way was Damian Dunn who posted a 20 point afternoon. Despite their lowest point output of the season, the Knights were the recipient of a pair of 17 point games from Darin Green Jr. as well as Isaiah Adams.
The Temple defense stole this game and help the dynamic, Brandan Mahan to only four points of a 1 for 9 shooting stat. The Knights were far less than stellar from the field and were saddled with a 33% percentage.
For Temple, J.P. Moorman was a force and hauled in 13 rebounds allowing the Owls to put the knights to sleep. Temple travels to Tulane for a 2:00 tip-off on Saturday.
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Kevin has followed and promoted the game of lacrosse since May 19, 1974.
The same day the Philadelphia Flyers won the Cup, the Philadelphia Wings were introduced to Neibauer and Philadelphia.
Kevin has covered many sports, including baseball, football, basketball, and.. lacrosse. A former licensed football referee and baseball umpire, Kevin brings a unique insight to his game coverage.
A published writer in JustHockey Magazine, Kevin covered the American Hockey League as well as a monthly story on a pugilist where Kevin used the pen name, The Rink Rat. Neibauer turned his attentions to lacrosse for a few years and does his part, whether podcasting or writing to grow the game. Kevin branched out to his roots and currently provides insight for all Philadelphia teams for Edge of Philly as well as his full-time duties with LaxPhilly.