Dalton Pepper scored 24 points and Temple defeated No. 23 SMU 71-64 on Sunday.
Temple lost its third straight and 11th in 12 games when they fell to Houston 88-74 Sunday.
To say it has been a frustrating season to this point for the Temple Owls would be putting it mildly.
Tyreek Duren scored 20 points, Tyrone Garland added 17 and La Salle extended its winning streak to five with a 74-68 win over city rival Temple on Saturday.
Will Cummings’ career high 31 points wasn’t enough as Temple lost to UCF 78-76 Saturday.
The Owls trailed early in the second half, but bounced back to pick up the large victory.
Seth Curry scored 23 points, big men Mason Plumlee and Ryan Kelly had double-doubles and No. 2 Duke beat Temple 90-67 in a matchup of unbeatens on Saturday at the Izod Center.