Sunday, August 30, 2015

Temple vs. Rhode Island at a glance

Here’s a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday’s Atlantic Ten matchup between Temple and Rhode Island at the Liacouras Center:

Temple vs. Rhode Island at a glance

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The Owls will look to contain Rhode Island´s Xavier Munford, who averages a team-leading 17.3 points. (Michael Conroy/AP)
The Owls will look to contain Rhode Island's Xavier Munford, who averages a team-leading 17.3 points. (Michael Conroy/AP)

Here’s a look at the probable starters, coaches’ records and series information for Saturday’s Atlantic Ten matchup between Temple and Rhode Island at the Liacouras Center:

PROBABLE STARTERS

TEMPLE (20-8, 8-5 Atlantic Ten)

32 Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson F 6-6 Sr. 9.1 ppg. 1.9  spg.

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3  Anthony Lee F 6-9 Soph. 10.6 ppg. 7.2 rpg.

33 Scootie Randall G/F 6-6 Sr. 11.5 ppg 6.1 rpg.

1  Khalif Wyatt G 6-4 Sr. 19.4 ppg. 4.2 apg.

2  Will Cummings G 6-2 Soph. 5.5 ppg. 1.4 spg.

RHODE ISLAND (8-18, 3-10)

23 Niko Malesevic F 6-7 Sr. 10.6 ppg. 5.3 rpg.

34 Mike Aaman  F 6-8 Fr. 4.5 ppg. 3.4 rpg

1  Mike Powell G 5-11 Soph. 9.4 ppg. 3.6 apg.

5 Xavier Munford G 6-2 Jr. 17.3 ppg. 3 rpg.

12 Andre Malone G 6-6 Sr. 9.7 ppg. 4.1 rpg.

TEMPLE

Fran Dunphy (464-236 career record)

RHODE ISLAND

Danny Hurley (46-41)

SERIES

Temple has won six straight and holds a 56-15 advantage.

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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.

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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