Temple plays Penn

Penn (3-7) vs. Temple (4-3)

Liacouras Center, Philadelphia; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Penn pays visit to Temple in a non-conference matchup. Both teams last played this past Wednesday. Temple won over La Salle 73-57, while Penn fell 71-56 to Villanova.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Temple’s Khalif Battle has averaged 21.4 points while Damian Dunn has put up 11.1 points and 4.6 rebounds. For the Quakers, Jordan Dingle has averaged 17.8 points while Jonah Charles has put up 10.5 points.DOMINANT DINGLE: Dingle has connected on 33.8 percent of the 71 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 12 of 35 over his last five games. He’s also converted 77.4 percent of his free throws this season.

SLIPPING AT 71: Penn is 0-7 when it allows at least 71 points and 3-0 when it holds opponents to less than 71.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Quakers have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Owls. Temple has an assist on 42 of 79 field goals (53.2 percent) over its past three contests while Penn has assists on 34 of 61 field goals (55.7 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 20.3 free throws per game this season.


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