Temple, which led 37-21 at the half, made 14 of 38 shots from inside the 3-point circle but went 16 of 33 behind the arc.
Will Cummings scored 22 points, sinking 15 of 17 from the free throw line, to lead Temple past Towson 76-64 on Wednesday night.
The Bearcats limited Temple to just three field goal tries all game, forcing eight punts while making two second-quarter touchdowns stand for their sixth straight win.
Mark Williams scored a career-high 24 points and Temple defeated Penn 76-67 for a Big 5 victory on Tuesday night.
After blowing out Delaware State to improve to 2-1, the Owls shift their focus to UCONN.
Temple has a chance to do something this Saturday that it took the Owls all of last season to achieve—that’s win two games.
Quenton DeCosey hit a one-handed runner as time expired, lifting Temple to a 66-65 victory against South Florida on Saturday.
Dalton Pepper scored 26 points and Will Cummings had 23 to lead Temple to an 86-78 overtime victory over Central Florida on Tuesday night.
Temple lost its fourth in a row and has dropped 16 of its last 18.
Russ Smith had 24 points, moving into ninth place on Louisville’s career scoring list, and the seventh-ranked Cardinals throttled Temple 88-66 on Thursday night.
Temple put a scare in another top team in the American Athletic Conference — this time No. 22 Memphis. But in the end, the Owls fell to the Tigers 82-79 in overtime.
Shabazz Napier scored only two points in the first half and finished the game shooting 3 for 11 from the field. Connecticut coach Kevin Ollie was never worried about his star guard.
Dalton Pepper scored 24 points and Temple defeated No. 23 SMU 71-64 on Sunday.
Montrezl Harrell scored a career-high 22 points and No. 13 Louisville built a 30-point first-half lead en route to an 82-58 victory over Temple on Friday night.
Temple lost its third straight and 11th in 12 games when they fell to Houston 88-74 Sunday.