Sunday, December 28, 2014

Temple vs. Detroit at a glance

Here’s a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Thursday's Gotham Classic matchup between Temple and Detroit at the Liacouras Center:

Temple vs. Detroit at a glance

Detroit´s Ray McCallum (3) is averaging 19.1 points per game this season.(Keith Srakocic/AP file)
Detroit's Ray McCallum (3) is averaging 19.1 points per game this season.(Keith Srakocic/AP file)

Here’s a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Thursday's Gotham Classic matchup between Temple and Detroit at the Liacouras Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

TEMPLE (19-8)

32 Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson F 6-6 Sr. 9 ppg. 1.8  spg.

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3  Anthony Lee F 6-9 Soph. 10.8 ppg. 7.3 rpg.

33 Scootie Randall G/F 6-6 Sr. 11.3 ppg 6.1 rpg.

1  Khalif Wyatt G 6-4 Sr. 19.4 ppg. 4.1 apg.

2  Will Cummings G 6-2 Soph. 5.6 ppg. 1.5 spg.

DETROIT (19-10)

23 Doug Anderson F 6-6 Sr. 11.7 ppg. 4.6 rpg.

33  Evan Bruinsma  F 6-8 Jr. 5.4 ppg. 4.4 rpg

34 NickMinnerath F 6-9 Sr. 15.4 ppg. 6.1 rpg.

10 Jason Calliste G 6-2 Jr. 13.9 ppg. 3.1 apg.

3  Ray McCallum, Jr. G 6-3 Jr. 19.1 ppg. 4.7 apg.

TEMPLE

Fran Dunphy (463-236 career record)

DETROIT

Ray McCallum (255-226)

SERIES

Detroit defeated Temple, 87-76, in the teams’ lone meeting on Dec. 28, 1968.

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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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