Friday, March 6, 2015

Temple vs. VCU at a glance

Here are the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Sunday’s much-anticipated, regular-season finale between Temple and 21st-ranked Virginia Commonwealth at Liacouras Center:

Temple vs. VCU at a glance

VCU head coach Shaka Smart. (Steve Helber/AP)
VCU head coach Shaka Smart. (Steve Helber/AP)

Here are the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Sunday’s much-anticipated, regular-season finale between Temple and 21st-ranked Virginia Commonwealth at Liacouras Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

TEMPLE (22-8, 10-5 Atlantic Ten)

32 Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson F 6-6 Sr. 8.8 ppg. 1.8  spg.

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22  Jake O’Brien F 6-9 Gr.. 9.1 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

33 Scootie Randall G/F 6-6 Sr. 11.7 ppg 6.2 rpg.

1  Khalif Wyatt G 6-4 Sr. 19.5 ppg. 4.1 apg.

11  T.J. DiLeo G 6-3 Gr. 2.7 ppg. 2 rpg.

VCU (24-6, 12-3)

21 Treveon Graham G/F 6-5 soph. 15.5 ppg. 6 rpg.

15 Juvonte Reddic F 6-9 Jr. 14.3 ppg. 8.1 rpg

30  Troy Daniels G 6-4 Sr. 12.5 ppg. 3.2 rpg.

10 Darius Theus G 6-3 Sr. 4.6 apg. 2.5 spg.

11 Rob Brandenberg G 6-2 Jr. 10.6 ppg. 1.2 spg.

TEMPLE

Fran Dunphy (466-236 career record)

VCU

Shaka Smart (107-34)

SERIES

This is the teams’ first meeting.

Make sure you follow me on Twitter @pompeysgridlock.  As tradition, I take pre-game predictions on game days in the hour leading up the game. The person, who comes closest to predicting the actual score, will receive a Best prediction ‘Shout out' in my "Best" and "Worst" awards blog post. So make sure you send predictions on Sunday at 11 a.m.

 

About this blog
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.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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