Temple (10-9 overall, 1-5 American Athletic Conference) at No. 20 Cincinnati (15-2, 5-0).

When: Wednesday 7 p.m., Fifth Third Arena (13,176), Cincinnati, Ohio.

Television: CBS Sports Network.

Coaches: Temple, Fran Dunphy (11th season, 224-129; overall, 534-292); Cincinnati, Mick Cronin (11th season, 222-131; overall, 291-155).

Series: Cincinnati leads, 18-9.

Last meeting:  Cincinnati won, 56-50 on Dec. 28 2016 at the Liacouras Center.

Points per game: Temple, 70.7 ppg.; Cincinnati, 77.1 ppg.

Opponents points per game: Temple, 71 ppg., Cincinnati, 60.6 ppg.

Free throw percentage: Temple, 71.6 percent; Cincinnati, 65.5 percent.

Three-point percentage: Temple 34.8 percent; Cincinnati, 34.9 percent

Up next: Temple hosts Memphis, Wednesday Jan. 25 at 6 p.m.. Cincinnati is at Tulane on Saturday Jan. 21 at 4 p.m. ET.

CINCINNATI

Nov. 11 Brown, 84-55

Nov. 14 Albany, 74-51

Nov. 19 Rhode Island, 71-76*

Nov. 20 Penn State, 71-50

Nov. 23 Samford, 70-55

Nov. 26 Liscomb, 91-68

Dec. 1 at Iowa State, 55-54 OT

Dec. 4 Bowling Green, 85-56

Dec. 10 at Butler, 65-75

Dec. 13 Texas Southern, 96-58

Dec. 17 Fairleigh Dickinson, 119-68

Dec. 22 Marshall, 93-91 OT

Dec. 28 at Temple, 56-50

Jan 1. Tulane, 92-56

Jan. 7 at Houston, 67-58

Jan. 12 SMU, 66-64

Jan. 15 at East Carolina, 55-46

*at Ucasville, Connecticut

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

Jan. 7 East Carolina, 81-62

Jan. 11 at UConn, 59-73

Jan. 14 Tulsa, 68-70

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

**Played in Miami

TEMPLE

Probable starters

G Alani Moore, 5-10, Fr., 8.0 ppg., 2.2 apg.

G Shizz Alston 6-4, So. 13.3 ppg, 4.2 apg.

G Daniel Dingle, 6-7, r-Sr., 12.1 ppg., 4.6 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-10, Jr., 14.3 ppg., 6.5 rpg.,

C Ernest Aflakpui, 6-10, So., 4.5 ppg., 5.5 rpg.

Key reserves

G Quinton Rose, 6-8, Fr., 9.5 ppg., 3.3 rpg.

F Mark Williams, 6-8, Sr., 4.7 ppg., 2.6 rpg.

C Damion Moore, 6-11, Fr., 2.6 ppg., 2.5 rpg.

CINCINNATI

Probable starters

F Gary Clark, 6-8, Jr., 10.2 ppg., 6.9 rpg.

F Kyle Washington, 6-9, Jr., 13.8 ppg., 7.6 rpg.

G-F Jacob Evans, 6-6, So., 14.1 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

G Troy Caupain, 6-4, Sr., 10.2 ppg., 4.4 apg.

G Kevin Johnson, 6-3, Sr., 8.1 ppg., 2.5 rpg.

Key Reserves

G Jarron Cumberland, 6-5, Fr., 6.3 ppg., 2.5 rpg.

C Nysier Brooks, 6-11, Fr., 2.9 ppg., 1.5 rpg.

G Justin Jennifer, 5-10, So., 4.4 ppg., 2.3 apg.

F Tre Scott, 6-8, r-Fr., 4.4 ppg., 3.8 rpg.

About Temple: In the earlier loss to Cincinnati, Temple received a game-high 15 points from Daniel Dingle, who shot 4 for 17 from the field...Temple shot just 16 for 60 (26.7 percent) from the field, including 5 of 26 from three-point range...The Owls were 13 of 19 from the foul line, while committing 16 turnovers...In their six conference games, the Owls are averaging 62.6 points and allowing 69.5 points per game...During their two-game losing streak the Owls are 27.8 percent from three-point range...Shizz Alston scored a career-high 25 points on 10 for 20 shooting in Saturday's loss to Tulsa...During its two-game losing streak, the Owls are shooting 48 for 119 (40.3 percent) from the field....The Owls are 10th in the AAC in rebounding margin (-3.0 per game)...Alston is second in the AAC in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.2) and steals (1.7 per game) and fourth in minutes played (35.1 per game)...Obi Enechionyia is fifth in the AAC in blocked shots (1.9 per game)...Point guard Josh Brown, who hasn't played since Dec. 13 due to Achilles soreness, remains sidelined.

About Cincinnati:  Cincinnati's current eight-game win streak is its longest since a 15-game streak during the 2013-14 season (Dec. 17 through Feb. 6)...In Sunday's win at East Carolina, Kyle Washington had 16 points and 11 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season...Cincinnati shot just 19 of 58 from the field (32.8 percent), including 2 of 12 from three-point range, but hit 15 of 17 free throws...The Bearcats had a 47-36 rebounding edge...In the earlier win over Temple, Gary Clark and Jacob Evans each had a team-high 11 points....The Bearcats shot 19 of 58 from the field (32.8 percent), including 5 of 18 from three point range and 13 of 20 from the foul line... Cincinnati has held 14 of its 17 opponents this season under 70 points and held 10 teams below 40 percent field goal shooting...The Bearcats lead the AAC in field goal percentage (.475) and are second in field goal percentage defense (.356)...Cincinnati leads the AAC in blocked shots (6.2 per game) and steals (7.4 per game)...Troy Caupin leads the AAC in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.4).