MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP/CBS) — Jesse Morgan scored 16 points and Josh Brown hit the game-winning jumper with seconds left to lead Temple to a 61-60 comeback win over Memphis on Saturday.
Will Cummings scored 13, Quenton DeCosey 10, and Temple (17-7, 8-3 American Athletic) won its fifth straight.READ MORE: Pennsbury School Board President Details Violent Threats Made Against Board Members
Shaq Goodwin capped Memphis’ opening 15-6 run with a jumper and the Tigers dominated the boards 29-14 in the first half, with Goodwin grabbing 17 rebounds. Austin Nichols scored 15 and Memphis led 38-28 at halftime.READ MORE: 7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Strawberry Mansion Hit-And-Run, Police Say
Temple rallied with a 10-2 second-half run and twice pulled within one point, then Morgan tied it at 54 with a layup and Temple led 58-56 after Jaylen Bond’s jumper at 1:24. Kedren Johnson put Memphis up 60-59 with a layup with nine seconds left, then Brown hit his jumper — his only bucket of the game.
Nichols finished with 17 for Memphis (14-9, 6-4), Johnson had 11, and Goodwin grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds.MORE NEWS: Accused Jefferson University Hospital Shooter Stacey Hayes Found Unfit To Stand Trial
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