The Temple Owls (7-3) took on the Miami Hurricanes (7-3) at the Barclay Center in Brooklin, New York on Tuesday evening.
The contest was a part of the Air Force Reserve Basketball Hall of Fame Invitational and was the final game of three on the schedule.
A back and forth first half saw Miami with a 39-38 edge with Rodney Miller putting in 8 points and securing 6 rebounds and was aided by Keith Stone who drained 9 points.
Temple hung tight thanks to Quinton Ross’ 10 points and solid defense.
The flow of the game would stay the same in the second half and De’Vondre Perry drained a three to give Temple a 77-76 advantage with four seconds to play.
Miami’s Chris Lykes was fouled and converted both free throws to send Miami to a one-point victory.
Temple takes on Rider in a home contest on Saturday afternoon.
By: Kevin Neibauer
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