Yale (6-4) at Temple (8-4)

When: Thursday, 7 p.m. Liacouras Center (10,200).

Television: ESPNU

Coaches: Yale, James Jones (18th season, 260-243); Temple, Fran Dunphy (11th season, 222-124; overall, 532-287).

Series: Yale leads, 1-0.

Previous series game: Yale won, 15-3, during the 1897-88 season.

Points per game: Yale, 72.6 ppg.; Temple, 73.7 ppg.

Opponents' points per game: Yale, 68.3 ppg.; Temple, 71.2 ppg.

Up next: Yale hosts Hartford, Jan. 2 at 7. Temple hosts Cincinnati, Dec. 28 at 9 p.m.

YALE

Nov. 13 at Washington, 98-90

Nov. 17 Lehigh, 89-81 OT

Nov. 20 at Virginia, 38-62

Nov. 22 at Pittsburgh, 70-75

Nov. 26 at Vermont, 65-67

Nov. 30 at Bryant, 70-79

Dec. 3 Albany, 59-55

Dec. 8 Sacred Heart, 66-52

Dec. 11 Delaware, 81-63

Dec. 13 Central Connecticut, 90-59

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

*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 Jr., 6-4, So. 12.3 ppg, 4.3 apg.

G Daniel Dingle, 6-7, r-Sr., 11.3 ppg., 4.4 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-10, Jr. 17.3 ppg., 7.4 rpg., 2.5 bpg.

C Ernest Aflakpui, 6-10, So., 4.8 ppg., 5.8 rpg.

Key reserves

G Quinton Rose, 6-8, Fr., 10.5 ppg., 3.3 rpg.

F Mark Williams, 6-8, Sr., 4.3 ppg., 2.3 rpg.

C Damion Moore, 6-11, Fr., 2.4 ppg., 2.4 rpg.

YALE

Probable Starters

F Blake Reynolds, 6-7, So., 10.9 ppg., 5.4 rpg.

F Sam Downey, 6-9, Sr., 11.8 ppg., 5.1 rpg.

G Alex Copeland, 6-3, So., 14.5 ppg., 2.6 apg.

G Anthony Dallier, 6-6, Sr., 9.6 ppg., 4.2 apg.

G Miye Oni, 6-6, Fr., 12.0 ppg., 6.9 rpg.

Key reserves

F Jordan Bruner, 6-9, Fr., 7.8 ppg., 6.8 rpg.

G Trey Phills, 6-2, So., 4.9 ppg. 2.3 apg.

F Eric Anderson, 6-7, Jr., 1.4 ppg., 2.4 rpg.

G Eric Monroe, 6-2, Fr., 2.0 ppg.

About Yale:  Last season Yale won the Ivy League championship and also earned its first NCAA tournament win in school history. ... The Bulldogs won 23 games last season, their most since the 1906-1907 season. ... Yale's four losses have come to teams with a combined 29-15 record (.659). ... During the four-game win streak, Yale has held opponents to 39.1 percent shooting. ... Alex Copeland is coming off a career-high 23-point performance on 10-for-14 shooting in the win over Central Connecticut. ... This is Yale's first game outside the state of Connecticut this month. ... Sam Downey shoots .525 from the field. ... The Bulldogs are shooting 40.2 percent from three point range and 68.6 percent from the foul line. ... Yale's +3.2 rebounding margin leads the Ivy League. ... First-team all-Ivy point guard Makai Mason suffered a season-ending foot injury during the preseason.

About Temple: Point guard Josh Brown will miss his second straight game with soreness. He missed the first six games while recovering from Achilles tendon surgery before playing in five in a row. ... Brown is averaging 7.2 points and 1.8 assists in 20.4 minutes. ... The Owls are shooting 38.8 percent from three-point range and 71.8 percent from the foul line. ... During Saturday's win over NJIT, the Owls were 15-for-18 from the foul line and the Highlanders were 2-for-3. ... This is Temple's final non-conference game of the season. ... Obi Enechionyia has averaged 12 points per game in his last five games, more than five points below his average.