Temple Gets Caught in a Hurricane, 78-77

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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