Saturday, February 13, 2016

Owls start O'Brien in place of Hollis-Jefferson

WASHINGTON -- Jake O'Brien made his first start at Temple Wednesday night at George Washington.

Owls start O'Brien in place of Hollis-Jefferson


WASHINGTON  -- Jake O'Brien made his first start at Temple Wednesday night at George Washington.

The 6-foot-9 stretch forward Boston College transfer started in place of Owls power forward Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson.  Hollis-Jefferson is a little nicked up and has been struggling from the field. This is the second consecutive game that Temple altered its starting lineup. Freshman swingman Quenton DeCosey started Saturday against St. Louis in place of Scootie Randall.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

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