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Delaware-Temple basketball preview box


When: Sunday, 5 p.m.

Where: Liacouras Center

Records: Delaware (2-1), Temple (1-3).



Temple, Fran Dunphy (10th season at Temple, 194-111; overall, 504-274).

Delaware, Monte Ross (10th year, 127-162).

Series: Temple leads 39-6.

Most recent game: Delaware won 73-72 at home on Tuesday against Fairleigh Dickinson. Temple lost 74-68 to Utah on Sunday in the Puerto Tip-Off third place game.

Points per game: Delaware, 70.7; Temple, 69.7

Opponents points per game: Delaware, 73.3; Temple, 77.2.

Probable Starters


F Marvin King Davis, 6-7, R-Sr., 14.3 ppg., 9.0 rpg.

C Maurice Jeffers, 6-9, R-Jr., 8.5 ppg., 6.5 rpg.

G Kory Holden, 6-2, So., 13.3 ppg., 6.3 apg.

G Chivarsky Corbett, 6-7, So., 11.3 ppg., 6.0 rpg.

G Cazmon Hayes, 6-4, Jr., 10.0 ppg., 6.0 rpg.

Key Reserves

G Anthony Mosley, 6-1, So., 4.3 ppg.,

F Skye Johnson, 6-8, So., 4.7 ppg., 4.0 rpg.


G Josh Brown, 6-3, Jr., 7.0 ppg., 3.5 apg.

G Quenton DeCosey, 6-5 Sr., 15.3 ppg., 5.0 rpg.

G Devin Coleman, 6-2, Sr., 12.3 ppg., 4.0 rpg.

F Jaylen Bond, 6-8, Sr. 9.5 ppg., 8.5 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-9, So. 10.7 ppg., 2.3 rpg.

Key reserves

G Levan Alston Jr., 6-4, Fr., 5.3 ppg.

G Trey Lowe, 6-6, Fr., 6.5 ppg., 2.3 rpg.

G/F Dan Dingle, 6-7, Jr., 2.8 ppg.

About Temple: The Owls are 12-6 in home openers at the Liacouras Center…Due to foul trouble, Jaylen Bond was limited to just 13 minutes against Utah…Quenton DeCosey has scored in double figures all four games…DeCosey now has 1,048 career points…Temple will host Fairleigh Dickinson on Wednesday before traveling to Wisconsin next Saturday.

About Delaware: In Tuesday's win over Fairleigh Dickinson, Kory Holden had 21 points, six assists and five rebounds in 38 minutes…Delaware opened with a 62-56 win over Delaware State and lost its second game, 92-77 at Iona…The Blue Hens are shooting 19-61 (.311) from three-point range.