Temple vs. Memphis

When/Where: Friday 2 p.m. XL Center, Hartford Connecticut.

TV/Radio: ESPN2/WPHT 1210-AM.

Memphis (18-13)

PROBABLE STARTERS

Trashon Burrell 6-7 Jr., 8.9 ppg., 5.2 rpg.

Shaq Goodwin 6-9 Jr., 9.0 ppg., 7.0 rpg.

Calvin Godfrey 6-8 Sr., 3.8 ppg., 3.4 rpg.

Kedren Johnson 6-4 Jr., 6.4 ppg., 2.6 apg.

Avery Woodson 6-2 Sr., 8.4 ppg., 2.4 rpg.

Key reserves

Markel Crawford 6-4 Fr., 5.7 ppg., 2.4 rpg.

Nick King 6-7 So., 7.4 ppg., 5.0 rpg.

Coach: Josh Pastner (6th season, 148-57)

TEMPLE (22-9)

PROBABLE STARTERS

Jaylen Bond 6-8 Jr., 8.2 ppg., 8.3 rpg.

Devontae Watson 6-11 Jr., 2.4 ppg., 3.1 rpg.

Will Cummings 6-2 Sr., 14.1 ppg., 4.3 apg.

Jesse Morgan 6-5 Sr., 11.9 ppg., 3.1 rpg.

Quenton DeCosey 6-5 Jr., 12.3 ppg., 4.3 rpg.

Key reserves

Obi Enechionyia 6-9 Fr., 4.8 ppg., 3.5 rpg.

Josh Brown 6-2 So., 6.3 ppg., 3.3 rpg.

Coach: Fran Dunphy (26th season, 499-269; 9th season at Temple, 189-106).

Last game: Temple defeated Connecticut at home, 75-63 on Saturday. Memphis lost at Cincinnati, 77-65 on Sunday.

This season's meeting: Temple won the lone game, 61-60 at Memphis on Feb. 7. The Owls trailed by as many as 16 points in the first half and won the game on Josh Brown's jumper with 2.4 seconds left. Jesse Morgan led Temple with 16 points. Austin Nichols had 17 points, eight rebounds and six blocked shots before leaving with 7:10 left due to an ankle injury. Shaq Goodwin had 23 rebounds.

All-time series: Memphis holds a 7-6 lead. The average margin of victory in the 13 games is 5.3 points.

Key  development:  Memphis 6-9 sophomore Austin Nichols, a first-team all-AAC selection, is out with an ankle injury.

Trending: Temple has won three straight and 10 of 12. Memphis went 5-5 in its last 10 games.

Strange but true: The game will be played on Friday the 13th. Memphis is 6-0 in games played on Friday the 13th.

Key stat: Temple leads the AAC in fewest turnovers, averaging 10.0 per game.  (Memphis averages 13.5).