Temple at Penn

When: Wednesday, 7 p.m.

Where: The Palestra.

Records: Temple (3-4), Penn (4-4).

Radio: 1210 AM WPHT/990 AM WNPT


Temple, Fran Dunphy (10th season at Temple, 196-112; overall, 506-275).

Penn, Steve Donahue (1st season at Penn, 4-4; overall, 204-218).

Series: Temple leads 45-19 and has won eight in a row.

Last meeting: Temple beat Penn, 76-67 on Nov. 25, 2014 at the Liacouras Center.

Most recent game: Temple lost on Saturday at Wisconsin, 76-60. Penn lost Saturday at George Mason, 63-44.

Points per game: Temple,69.5; Penn, 68.6  ppg.

Opponents points per game: Temple, 72.4; Penn,72.2 ppg.

Probable Starters


G Josh Brown, 6-3, Jr., 6.1 ppg., 4.4 apg.

G Quenton DeCosey, 6-5 Sr., 13.7 ppg., 5.9 rpg.

G Devin Coleman, 6-2, Sr., 10.3 ppg., 3.9rpg.

F Jaylen Bond, 6-8, Sr. 11.3 ppg., 7.4 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-9, So. 9.5 ppg., 2.5 rpg.

Key reserves

G Levan Alston Jr., 6-4, Fr., 5.9 ppg.

G Trey Lowe, 6-6, Fr., 7.4 ppg., 2.1 rpg.

G/F Dan Dingle, 6-7, Jr., 3.1 ppg.

F Mark Williams, 6-8, Jr. 3.0 ppg.

Probable Starters


G Antonio Woods, 6-1, So., 10.6 ppg.,

G Matt Howard, 6-4, Jr., 9.8 ppg., 4.6 rpg.

C Darien Nelson-Henry, 6-11, Sr., 15.0 ppg., 8.5 rpg.

F Dan Dwyer, 6-8, So. 1.6 ppg.

F  Sam Jones, 6-7, So. 13.1 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

Key Reserves

G Jake Silpe, 6-4, Fr., 4.0 ppg., 2.75 apg.

G Darnell Foreman, 6-1, So., 5.3 ppg.. 2.5 rpg.

F Max Rothsfield, 6-8, Fr., 3.0 ppg.,

G Jamal Lewis, 6-0, Sr. , 3.3 ppg.

About Temple:  The Owls are second in the nation in fewest turnovers per game (8.1)…In the loss to Wisconsin, Jaylen Bond had 12 points and 10 rebounds… The Owls are shooting 33.5 percent from three-point range and 75.9 from the foul line…Levan Alston had 11 points, five rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes against Wisconsin…Point guard Josh Brown had six turnovers in his first six games, but added four against Wisconsin…After scoring in double figures in each of his first six games, Quenton DeCosey was limited to three points (1 for 6 shooting) against Wisconsin… Up next for Temple is Sunday's game at the Liacouras Center to face St. Joseph's.

 About Penn: The Quakers are looking to snap a three-game losing streak…The last four meetings against Temple have all been decided by single digits…Darien Nelson-Henry has been a double-figure scorer in all but one game when he scored eight against Navy…Sam Jones has 32 field goals, 25 which have come from beyond the arc…Penn is shooting 28.3 percent from three-point range and 65.4 percent from the foul line…Up next for Penn is a game Dec. 19 at the Palestra against Ursinus…

Fast Fact: Penn coach Steve Donahue spent 10 years on Fran Dunphy's staff when he was head coach of Penn. The Quakers won six Ivy League titles in that span.