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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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.