East Carolina (9-7 overall, 1-2 American Athletic Conference) at Temple (9-7 overall, 0-3)  

When: Saturday, noon, Liacouras Center (10,200).

Television: The Comcast Network.

Coaches: ECU, Jeff Lebo (7th season, 108-107; overall, 319-263); Temple, Fran Dunphy (11th season, 223-127; overall, 533-290).

Series: Temple leads, 3-1.

Last meeting:  Jan. 27, 2016, ECU won, 64-61 at home.

Points per game: ECU, 63.1 ppg.; Temple, 70.9 ppg.;

Opponents points per game: ECU, 60.7 ppg.; Temple, 71.5 ppg.;

Up next:  ECU hosts Houston Wednesday at 6; Temple visits UConn, Wednesday at 9.

EAST CAROLINA

Nov. 11 Grambling, 72-57

Nov. 14 North Carolina A&T, 61-51

Nov. 17 at Charlotte, 64-76

Nov. 20 Stetson, 73-50*

Nov. 22 Florida A&M, 82-62*

Nov. 25 Mercer, 66-70*

Nov. 26 Air Force, 70-63*

Nov. 29 Hampton, 68-48

Dec. 3 N.C. Central, 69-56

Dec. 6 at Virginia, 53-76

Dec. 15 College of Charleston, 35-53

Dec. 20 at UNC-Wilmington, 71-81

Dec. 22 Presbyterian, 76-56

Dec. 28 USF, 60-49

Dec. 31 SMU, 44-75

Jan. 3 at UCF, 45-48

*Savannah Invitational

TEMPLE

Nov. 11 La Salle, 97-92 OT

Nov. 14 New Hampshire, 52-57

Nov. 17 at UMass, 67-70

Nov. 20 Manhattan, 88-67

Nov. 24 89-86 Florida State*

Nov. 25 81-77 West Virginia*

Nov. 30 at St. Joseph's, 78-72

Dec. 3 Penn, 70-62

Dec. 7 George Washington, 63-66

Dec. 10 DePaul, 74-65**

Dec. 13 at Villanova, 57-78

Dec. 17 NJIT, 68-63

Dec. 22 Yale, 83-77

Dec. 28 Cincinnati, 50-56

Dec. 31 at Central Florida, 53-77

Jan. 4 at SMU, 65-79

*NIT Season Tip-Off at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn

**Played in Miami

EAST CAROLINA

Probable Starters

F Deng Riak,  6-10, r-Fr., 2.6 ppg., 3.9 rpg.

F Caleb White, 6-7, Sr., 11.8 ppg., 2.9 rpg.

F Kentrell Barkley, 6-5, So., 10.9 ppg., 6.7 rpg., 3.1 apg.

C Andre Washington, 7-1, Gr., 7.4 ppg., 7.5 rpg.

G B.J. Tyson, 6-3, Jr., 12.3 ppg., 3.1 apg.

Key reserves

G Elijah Hughes, 6-6, Fr., 7.9 ppg., 2.9 rpg.

G Jeremy Sheppard, 6-1, Fr., 7.7 ppg., 3.3 apg.

F Jabari Craig, 6-10, Jr., 1.0 ppg., 2.9 rpg.

TEMPLE

Probable Starters

G Alani Moore, 5-10, Fr., 8.8 ppg., 2.2 apg.

G Shizz Alston Jr., 6-4, So. 12.9 ppg, 4.2 apg.

G Daniel Dingle, 6-7, r-Sr., 11.6 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-10, Jr. 14.8 ppg., 7.1 rpg.,

C Ernest Aflakpui, 6-10, So., 4.1 ppg., 5.4 rpg.

Key reserves

G Quinton Rose, 6-8, Fr., 10.1 ppg., 3.5 rpg.

F Mark Williams, 6-8, Sr., 3.8 ppg., 2.3 rpg.

C Damion Moore, 6-11, Fr., 2.9 ppg., 3.4 rpg.

About East Carolina: In Tuesday's loss at UCF, the Pirates shot 16 for 60 from the field, 7 for 22 from three-point range and 6 of 16 from the foul line...UCF was 21 for 28 from the foul line and that was the difference...Kentrell Barkley had 16 points and nine rebounds to lead the Pirates in both categories...ECU forced 20 turnovers...B.J. Tyson is shooting just 27.1 percent from beyond the arc... ECU is shooting 31.4 percent from three-point range and 62.9 percent from the foul line...The Pirates are last in the AAC in scoring offense and tied for last in free throw shooting.

About Temple: In Wednesday's 14-point loss at SMU, the Owls trailed by as many as 21 points in the first half...Obi Enehionyia played all 40 minutes and scored 16 points, shooting 6 of 17 from the field and 4 of 9 from beyond the arc...Enechionyia broke a three-game streak of failing to score in double figures...Shizz Alston had 16 points, while Quinton Rose added 14...Temple was 7 for 10 from the foul line while SMU was 24 for 34...Damion Moore had five points and a career-high seven rebounds in 11 minutes...Alani Moore leads Temple in three-point shooting (.456)...Temple is on a three-game losing streak and hasn't dropped four in a row since Feb. 20 through March 1, 2014.