George Washington (5-4) at Temple (6-2)

When: Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. Liacouras Center (10,200).

Television: CBS Sports Network.

Coaches: GW: Maurice Joseph (interim, first season, 5-4); Temple, Fran Dunphy (11th season, 220-122; overall, 530-285).

Series: Temple leads 53-16. The Owls have won seven in a row.

Last meeting: March 22, 2015, Temple won, 90-77 at home in the NIT.

Points per game: GW,  69.0 ppg.; Temple, 77.7 ppg.

Opponents points per game:  GW70.1 ppg. Temple, 72.8 ppg.,

GEORGE WASHINGTON

Nov. 11 Maryland Eastern Shore, 75-71

Nov. 15 Siena, 77-75

Nov. 17 Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 61-41

Nov. 21 Georgia, 73-81*

Nov. 22 UAB, 74-81*

Nov. 26 Penn State, 68-74

Nov. 29 at Harvard, 77-74

Dec. 3 USF, 68-67

Dec. 4 Florida State, 48-67

*CBE Classic, Kansas City

TEMPLE

Nov. 11 La Salle, 97-92 OT

Nov. 14 New Hampshire, 52-57

Nov. 17 at UMass, 67-70

Nov. 20 Manhattan, 88-67

Nov. 24 89-86 Florida State*

Nov. 25 81-77 West Virginia*

Nov. 30 at St. Joseph's, 78-72

Dec. 3 Penn, 70-62

*NIT Season Tip-Off at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn

TEMPLE

Probable Starters

G Alani Moore, 5-10, Fr., 8.5 ppg., 2.4 apg.

G Shizz Alston Jr., 6-4, So. 12.8 ppg, 4.8 apg.

G Daniel Dingle, 6-7, r-Sr., 11.9 ppg., 5.0 rpg.

F Obi Enechionyia, 6-10, Jr. 19.9 ppg., 7.9 rpg., 3.0 bpg.

C Ernest Aflakpui, 6-10, So., 5.8 ppg., 6.5 rpg.

Key reserves

G Quinton Rose, 6-8, Fr., 12.1 ppg., 4.1 rpg.

G Josh Brown, 6-3, Sr., 4.5 ppg., 1.1 apg.

F Mark Williams, 6-8, Sr., 4.5 ppg., 2.6 rpg.

GEORGE WASHINGTON

Probable Starters

F Arnaldo Toro, 6-8, Fr., 5.1 ppg., 6.6 rpg.

C Collin Smith, 6-10, Fr., 7.8 ppg., 5.9 rpg.

G Jaren Sina, 6-2, r-Jr., 9.9 ppg., 3.2 rpg.

G Matt Hart, 6-1, r-Sr., 6.2 ppg., 1.8 rpg.

G Tyler Cavanaugh, 6-9, Gr., 17.0 ppg., 7.4 rpg.

Key reserves

G Yuta Watanabe, 6-9, Jr., 13.4 ppg., 5.2 rpg.

G Jordan Roland, 6-1, So., 4.3 ppg., 2.4 apg.

F Kevin Marfo, 6-8, Fr., 4.6 ppg., 3.1 rpg.

G Jair Bolden, 6-4, Fr., 2.1 ppg., 1.1 rpg.

About George Washington: Matt Hart is shooting .458 (11-24) from three-point range...Tyler Cavanaugh has scored in double figures in 46 of 47 games at George Washington...Cavanaugh's streak of 46 straight double figure games ended when he scored eight points in Sunday's loss to Florida State...Collin Smith had 22 points and scored the game-winning three-pointer against South Florida... Yuta Watanabe has missed the last four games with a calf injury... Jordan Roland has a team-best 2.3-1 assist to turnover ratio...Kevin Marfo had 18 points and  nine rebounds against Florida State, both career highs...The Colonials have a plus 7.1 rebounding margin, which is best in the Atlantic 10...GW is the defending NIT champion...Jair Bolden competed for Pennsylvania's Westtown School...The Colonials are shooting .297 from three-point range and .721 from the foul line.

About Temple: Ernest Aflakpui had 11 points and 11 rebounds in 26 minutes during Saturday's win over Penn... After Saturday's win, the Owls improved to 200-63 at the Liacouras Center...This is the 20th anniversary of the Liacouras Center...Obi Enechionyia shot 0-9 in the first half but ended with 11 points and five blocks in Saturday's win over Penn... Enechionyia (19.9 ppg.) is second in the American Athletic Conference in scoring, trailing Dedric Lawson of Memphis (20.3 ppg.)...In addition, Enechionyia is also second in the AAC in minutes (36.2 per game)...Temple led Penn by as many as 17 points but the Quakers cut the margin to 64-62 with 1:16 left before the Owls scored the game's final six points...Shizz Alston leads the American and ranks second in NCAA Division I with an assist/turnover ratio of 6.3 while also leading the league and ranking 27th in the nation with 2.4 steals per game...Temple is shooting .376 from three-point range and .701 from the foul line.