A group of Temple students are organizing a basketball tournament to honor the life of Officer Robert Wilson III.
The Temple Owls lost to Miami 60-57 in the NIT Semifinals.
Temple (23-10) was not selected to play in the NCAA Tournament.
SMU defeated Temple 69-56 on Saturday to advance in the American Athletic Conference Tournament.
Temple appears to be on the NCAA Tournament bubble as selection Sunday approaches. The Owls are paying little attention these days.
The Temple Owls will look to get back on the winning track on Thursday as they welcome Houston to the Liacouras Center in American Athletic Conference play.
Will Cummings scored 21 points, added five assists, and four steals to lead Temple to a 75-59 win over Cincinnati on Tuesday night.
The Temple Owls will have a chance at revenge against Cincinnati on Tuesday.
Will Cummings scored 19 points to go over 1,000 points in his career as Temple beat South Florida 61-48 on Wednesday for its fourth straight win.
The Temple Owls picked up their 15th win of the season on Saturday against Tulane.
Jesse Morgan scored 15 points and Temple sank 10 3-pointers in taking an 86-62 victory over UCF on Wednesday night.
With the win over USF, the Owls are now 13-7 on the season.
SMU had plenty of fans on its trip to Philadelphia. SMU coach Larry Brown coached the Philadelphia 76ers for six seasons and led them to the 2001 NBA finals. Aaron McKie, the sixth man on that team, is now a Temple assistant coach.
The Temple Owls will be looking to bounce back from a difficult loss. Larry Brown will be standing in their way.
The Temple Owls advanced to 11-4 on the season with their win over UCF.