Temple looks for home win vs UCF

Central Florida (6-2, 0-0) vs. Temple (6-4, 0-0)

Liacouras Center, Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Temple looks for its fourth straight win over Central Florida at Liacouras Center. The last victory for the Knights at Temple was a 71-69 win on Feb. 22, 2017.

SUPER SENIORS: Central Florida’s Darius Perry, Brandon Mahan and Cheikh Mbacke Diong have combined to score 35 percent of the team’s points this season and have accounted for 34 percent of all Knights scoring over the last five games.

CREATING OFFENSE: Jeremiah Williams has made or assisted on 41 percent of all Temple field goals over the last three games. Williams has accounted for 12 field goals and 15 assists in those games.

STREAK STATS: Temple has won its last three home games, scoring an average of 76.3 points while giving up 67.7.

ACCOUNTING FOR ASSISTS: The Knights have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Owls. Temple has an assist on 26 of 66 field goals (39.4 percent) over its previous three matchups while Central Florida has assists on 49 of 81 field goals (60.5 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: Temple has attempted the second-most free throws among all AAC teams. The Owls have averaged 22.2 foul shots per game this season and 26.7 per game over their last three games.


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