Penn (2-3 overall, 0-1 Big Five) at Temple (5-2, 2-0)

When: Saturday, 4 p.m. Liacouras Center (10,200).

Television: Comcast SportsNet.

Coaches: Penn, Steve Donahue (2nd season, 13-20; overall, 213-234). Temple, Fran Dunphy (11th season, 219-122; overall, 529-285).

Series: Temple leads 46-19. The Owls have won nine in a row over Penn.

Last meeting: Dec. 9 2015, Temple won, 77-73 at the Palestra.

Points per game: Penn, 68.2 ppg.; Temple, 78.8 ppg.

Opponents points per game: Penn, 68.2 ppg. Temple, 74.4 ppg.,


Nov. 11 at Robert Morris, 67-50

Nov. 19 at Miami, 62-74

Nov. 22 at Central CT. State, 87-65

Nov. 26 at Navy, 68-70

Nov. 29 Villanova, 57-82


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

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


Probable Starters

G Alani Moore, 5-10, Fr., 8.0 ppg., 2.6 apg.

G Shizz Alston Jr., 6-4, So. 12.6 ppg, 5.1 apg.

G Daniel Dingle, 6-7, r-Sr., 12.6 ppg., 4.7 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-10, Jr. 21.0 ppg., 8.0 rpg., 2.7 bpg.

C Ernest Aflakpui, 6-10, So., 5.0 ppg., 5.9 rpg.

Key reserves

G Quinton Rose, 6-8, Fr., 13.0 ppg., 4.3 rpg.

G Josh Brown, 6-3, Sr., 4.0 ppg., 1.0 apg.

F Mark Williams, 6-8, Sr., 4.7 ppg., 2.9 rpg.


Probable Starters

F A.J. Brodeur, 6-8, Fr., 13.0 ppg., 6.4 rpg.

G Darnell Foreman, 6-1, Jr., 6.8 ppg.

G Jackson Donahue, 6-0, So., 8.0 ppg.

G Matt MacDonald, 6-5, Jr., 3.8 ppg., 4.4 rpg.

G Matt Howard, 6-4, Jr. 11.4 ppg., 6.2 rpg.

Key reserves
G Caleb Wood, 6-4, Jr., 12.4 ppg.

F Max Rothschild, 6-8, So., 4.4 ppg.

G Jeff Silpe, 6-2, So., 1.6 ppg.

G Tyler Hamilton, 6-4, So., 2.8 ppg.

F Sam Jones, 6-7, Jr., 3.3 ppg.

About Penn: In the last game out, Max Rothschild had five steals and Jackson Donahue had a team-high 12 points against defending NCAA champion Viillanova...Against the Wildcats, Penn was outscored 16-2 in fast break points...In its earlier loss at Navy, Penn attempted just six foul shots, making four. Navy was 15 for 22 from the line...The Quakers never trailed in their opening win at Robert Morris... During the win over Central Connecticut State U, Penn hit 14 three-pointers in the game, the most since the Quakers tied a single-game mark by making 16 on February 21, 2003 against Harvard...Penn has scored 341 points and allowed 341...The Quakers are shooting 36.8 percent from three-point range and 62.5 percent from the foul line.

About Temple: Following May 25 Achilles tendon surgery, point guard Josh Brown made his first appearance in Wednesday's win over St. Joseph's, playing 14 minutes and shooting 2 of 3 from the field...The Owls are shooting  37.7 percent from three-point range and 71.7 percent from the foul line....Obi Enechionyia tied his career high with 26 points against St. Josephs. He shot 6 of 12 from beyond the arc...In the St. Joseph's game, there were four ties and nine lead changes...Against St. Joseph's, Enechionyia played all 40 minutes. He also played all 40 in the win over Florida State and 40 in the opening overtime victory against La Salle...During Temple's current four-game win streak, Quinton Rose has averaged 16.5 points...Alani Moore has gone 10 for 10 from the foul line in Temple's last two games... Shizz Alston leads the American Athletic Conference with 2.7 steals per game and an assist/turnover ratio of 7.2...Prior to coming to Temple, coach Fran Dunphy was 310-163 at Penn, with nine NCAA Tournament appearances.