Pennsylvania hosts Temple following Battle’s 20-point showing

Temple Owls (6-4) at Pennsylvania Quakers (5-7)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Temple faces the Pennsylvania Quakers after Khalif Battle scored 20 points in Temple’s 70-60 victory over the Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks.

The Quakers have gone 3-3 in home games. Pennsylvania is fourth in the Ivy League with 25.4 defensive rebounds per game led by Lucas Monroe averaging 4.7.

The Owls have gone 1-0 away from home. Temple averages 71.4 points and has outscored opponents by 3.5 points per game.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nick Spinoso is averaging 6.3 points, 5.4 rebounds and 3.9 assists for the Quakers. Jordan Dingle is averaging 21.6 points and 3.4 rebounds while shooting 46.2% over the last 10 games for Pennsylvania.

Battle is shooting 38.4% from beyond the arc with 3.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Owls, while averaging 20 points. Damian Dunn is averaging 15.7 points for Temple.


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