GAMEDAY Mens Basketball

Houston 84, Temple 46

Associated Press

HOUSTON - Fabian White Jr. had 26 points and six rebounds and No. 14 Houston scored the first 15 points in an 84-46 victory over Temple.

White was 11 of 18 from the field top help the Cougars (26-4, 15-2 American Athletic) win their sixth straight. The graduate senior has scored at least 20 points in three straight games.

Taze Moore added 19 points, Jamal Shead had 10 points and a career-high 13 assists, and Josh Carlton finished with 11 points and eight rebounds.

Houston shot 53%, including 63% in the second half. It made 10 of 25 3-pointers and had a 42-18 advantage in points in the paint.

Nick Jourdain and Jahlil White each scored 10 points for Temple (16-11, 9-7). Jourdain fouled out 4 1/2 minutes into the second half after picking up his fourth foul and getting called for a technical foul.

White capped the opening 15-0 run with a layup, but the Owls responded with a 14-3 spurt cutting it two four on two free throws by Jourdain with 9:42 left in the first half.


Temple
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
S. Tolbert III F 16 1-3 5-6 0-0 3-4 0 0 0 0 1 7
E. Okpomo C 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 1 0 2 0
T. Strickland G 34 1-7 4-6 0-2 2-5 3 1 3 2 0 6
H. Miller G 30 0-4 0-0 0-1 1-3 2 0 0 4 1 0
D. Dunn G 27 2-7 1-2 0-1 0-3 0 0 0 4 2 5
Z. Hicks   29 3-4 0-0 2-3 0-2 0 1 0 0 0 8
J. White   26 3-10 4-8 0-2 2-4 0 0 2 3 3 10
N. Jourdain   18 3-6 3-5 1-2 1-4 1 2 1 3 5 10
A. Parks   10 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 0 0 1 3 4 0
C. Daly   2 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   198 13-42
(.310)
17-28
(.607)
3-12
(.250)
12-32 6 4 8 20 18 46


Houston
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
F. White Jr. F 33 11-18 1-3 3-6 2-6 0 1 2 1 3 26
J. Carlton F 19 4-8 3-6 0-0 7-8 1 1 0 2 5 11
K. Edwards G 37 3-11 1-2 2-9 2-5 6 2 3 2 2 9
J. Shead G 37 4-7 0-0 2-4 0-4 13 0 3 1 3 10
T. Moore G 27 8-13 1-1 2-5 0-4 4 1 2 3 4 19
J. Roberts   21 1-3 0-2 0-0 1-3 0 1 0 0 3 2
R. Walker Jr.   13 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-4 0 0 0 1 0 0
R. Armbrester   8 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 1 0 4
R. Chaney   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Francis   2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 0 0 1 0
R. Elvin   1 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Totals   200 34-64
(.531)
6-14
(.429)
10-25
(.400)
15-37 24 7 10 11 21 84




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