Aaron Brown came off the bench to lead all scorers with 19 points as Temple University posted a 77-58 win over Toledo on Wednesday night, snapping the Rockets’ six-game winning streak.
Langston Galloway shot nine for 14 from the field, while making a career-best six of eight three-pointers.
Tipoff is set for 7:00pm Wednesday night in Toledo, Ohio.
Earl Pettis led four La Salle players in double figures with 15 points.
CJ Aiken had 13 points and nine blocks as Saint Joseph’s University defeated Drexel University, 62-48, on Wednesday night.
The Temple Owls sit at 3-2 after a tough loss at Bowling Green on Sunday, 67-64.
Penn is coming off a 66-60 win over Robert Morris over the weekend, while 3-1 Wagner beat Lafayette last time out, 76-70.
Drexel, predicted to finish first in the CAA this season, was held to 39 percent shooting.
After that tough, 76-69 overtime loss to Villanova on Tuesday night, La Salle University will look to bounce back on Saturday afternoon.
The Palestra will be rocking tonight as two Big 5 rivals go at it, Penn hosting the Temple Owls.
Killings is no stranger to North Broad Street. From 2006 to 2009 he was Temple’s assistant director of men’s basketball operations. And he says he is happy to be back.
The 25-7 Temple Owls are set to open play in the NCAA Tournament this afternoon as they take on Penn State in Tucson, Ariz.
The Wildcats will battle George Mason, in Cleveland, on Friday afternoon.
The Temple University men’s basketball team is headed to Tucson, Ariz., as their NCAA Tournament opener with Penn State on Thursday creeps closer.
This is the fourth straight appearance for the Owls. Temple supporters are hoping they make a deeper run in the tournament this year, having lost first-round games in each of the last three.