Temple vs Houston Recap - Houston Wins 88-74
|Temple vs Houston Recap - Houston Wins 88-74|
Houston got 25 points from TaShawn Thomas en route to an 88-74 victory over Temple on Sunday at Hofheinz Pavilion.
Houston won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites.
Jherrod Stiggers had 20 points for Houston and Danuel House chipped in with 16 points. L.J. Rose had 8 assists for them, while TaShawn Thomas was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Temple got 17 points from Dalton Pepper in a losing cause and another 14 points from Quenton DeCosey. Will Cummings contributed 6 assists for them, while Devontae Watson had 11 rebounds.
Houston led at halftime, 40-29.
The rebound battle favored Temple as they grabbed 40 boards, while Houston only had 30.