Scores

Final

Rice 63

(1-2, 0-1 away)

Temple 77

(2-0, 1-0 home)

8:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
RICE 31 3263
TEM 34 4377

Top Performers

Rice: T. Jackson 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Ast

Temple: R. Hollis-Jefferson 18 Pts, 7 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Temple 77, Rice 63

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 18 points and Temple broke open a tight game in the second half to beat Rice 77-63 Saturday night.

Temple (2-0) got the better of it after halftime, outscoring Rice 43-32 after leading 34-31 at the break. Besides Hollis-Jefferson, whose 18 points came on 8-for-10 shooting, Khalif Wyatt scored 17 points and Anthony Lee and Scootie Randall totaled 16 apiece. Randall grabbed 12 rebounds.

For Rice (1-2), guard Tamir Jackson posted a double-double (12 rebounds, 17 points). Nine of those points came on three treys, but Jackson was just 6 of 17 from the floor.

Julian DeBose scored 15 points for Rice and Keith Washington added 12. Rice made 8 of 23 3-point attempts. Temple had a decisive edge at the foul line, hitting 21 of 28 while Rice was 11 for 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
RICE
TEM
Points 63 77
FG Made-Attempted 22-53 (.415) 26-63 (.413)
3P Made-Attempted 8-23 (.348) 4-26 (.154)
FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 21-28 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 14

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