The Temple Owls (3-3) ventured into the Big Easy to face the Tulane Green Wave (6-4) on Saturday afternoon. Tulane was 6-1 at Fogelman Arena so, it seemed Temple would have an uphill battle. The Temple Owls were able to surf the Green Wave to a 65-57, victory.
Once again, the boys from North Philly put up a big second half to stake a claim for a win. After a back and forth first half that revealed a 28-26 Owls lead, Temple went on a 13-3 surge to effectively take control of this one.
The Wave would not go quietly and battled back with a 31 point second half. The problem? Temple stayed the course and saw and raised with a 37 point resounding answer. Jake Forrester turned in a double-double off a 10 rebound 15 point affair. Temple also was gifted with 10 points from De’Vondre Perry.
Redshirt Freshman, Damian Dunn posted his second consecutive 20 point game to lead all scorers. Tulane countered with a 14 point outburst from Jaylen Forbes with Sion James contributing another 13. The Owls hooted on the rebounds pulling in 53 to Tulane’s 33. Temple moves to 13-4 in career games versus the Green Wave with a 6-2 edge in New Orleans.
The Owls were able to surf the Green Wave to a 65-57, victory. For more Philly sports coverage click here.