Lee won't play against Rhode Island

On his drive to the basket in the first half, LaSalle's #3, Tyreek Duren, center, runs into Temple's #3, Anthony Lee but no foul was called. Temple won 82-74. Big Five matchup. La Salle at Temple. Game action 02/21/2013 ( MICHAEL BRYANT / Staff Photographer )

Temple post player Anthony Lee will not play in Saturday’s game against Rhode Island, mutiple sources have confirmed.

Jake O'Brien will start in the 6-foot-9 sophomore's place. Lee has been playing injured after suffering a hip-pointer injury a couple of weeks ago at practice. The Maryland native averaged 10.6 points and a team-leading 7.2 rebounds. He is also the Owls most effective scorer, shooting a team-best 55.2 percent from the field.