NCAAB Game Recap - Houston at Temple
Tue Jan 7, 2020 7:00 PM EST

Baylor
57
TxTch
52
F
OhSt
55
MD
67
F
Mia-FL
58
Lou
74
F
KY
78
UGA
69
F
Vill
64
Crei
59
F
UVA
53
BC
60
F
PSU
61
Rut
72
F
Hou
78
Temp
74
F
SoFL
59
ECU
62
F
Prov
81
Marq
80
F(OT)
Tenn
69
Mizzu
59
F
Rider
61
Quin
80
F
Fla
81
SCar
68
F
E MI
68
Ohio
74
F
Toled
77
Kent
84
F
(N/A)
68
Corn
100
F
NIU
67
CenMI
68
F
(N/A)
53
Brown
79
F
MiaO
76
BGSU
78
F
Buff
68
Ball
88
F
W MI
69
Akr
84
F
Valpa
50
SIU
63
F
IndSt
60
NrthIA
68
F
MOSt
67
IlSt
63
F
VaTec
67
Syr
63
F
TCU
59
KansSt
57
F
Miss
47
TexAM
57
F
Iowa
70
Nebras
76
F
LoyIL
62
Drake
65
F
UtSt
60
AF
79
F
Fres
64
NM
78
F

Houston 78, Temple 74

Jan 7, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Houston (12-3)

39

39

78

Temple (9-5)

27

47

74

Mills scores 23 to carry Houston over Temple 78-74
Tue Jan 7, 2020 9:36 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Caleb Mills tied his season high with 23 points as Houston narrowly beat Temple 78-74 on Tuesday night.

Mills scored seven straight Houston points during a 9-2 run for a 65-60 lead with 5:08 left. He finished 9 of 16 from the field with three 3-pointers.

Chris Harris Jr. had 11 points, 13 rebounds, four blocks and three assists for Houston (12-3, 2-0 American Athletic Conference), which won its sixth consecutive game. DeJon Jarreau added 11 points and five assists, and Nate Hinton had 10 points, 13 rebounds and five assists for his seventh double-double of the season.

Houston grabbed 32 first-half rebounds, and finished with 54 compared to Temple's 32.

Quinton Rose scored a season-high 21 points for the Owls (9-5, 1-2). Nate Pierre-Louis added 13 points and seven rebounds, and J.P. Moorman II had 10 points.

Houston matches up against Tulsa on the road on Saturday. Temple plays Tulane at home on Saturday.

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Leaders

Houston PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
B. Gresham 0 0 0 5 0 1
M. Sasser 0 0 1 1 0 0
Temple PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
D. Moore 0 0 0 2 0 0
J. Pierre-Louis 0 0 3 0 1 1

Team Comparison

Hou Temp
Points For 78 74
Field Goals 31/72-43% 26/61-43%
Three Pointers 6/23-26% 6/13-46%
Free Throws 10/19-53% 16/21-76%
Offensive Rebounds 23 8
Defensive Rebounds 31 24
Rebounds 65 39
Blocks 8 2
Steals 2 5
Turnovers 7 6
Personal Fouls 19 23
Technical Fouls 1 1
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - Hou Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Tue Jan 7 Hou 78 @ Temp 74 C. Alley Jr. 2 J. Scott 5

Game Information

Stadium: Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Attendance: 4,366
Game Time: