Jourdain's last-second layup lifts Temple past UCF, 57-55


Temple takes lead with 0.9 seconds left as UCF forgets to box out

Temple's Damian Dunn misses a go-ahead free throw, but UCF forgets to box out Nick Jourdain, who drops in the go-ahead layup with 0.9 seconds left.

PHILADELPHIA -- — Nick Jourdain hit the game-winning layup with one second remaining as Temple knocked off UCF 57-55 on Thursday night.

Damian Dunn scored 11 points and also contributed six rebounds for the Owls (16-14, 10-7 American Athletic Conference). Jourdain scored 10 points and added nine rebounds. Zach Hicks was 3 of 13 shooting (2 for 10 from distance) to finish with 10 points.

The Knights (16-13, 7-10) were led by CJ Kelly, who recorded 19 points. Taylor Hendricks added 16 points, seven rebounds and two steals for UCF. Michael Durr also had 11 points.

Temple went into halftime ahead of UCF 22-20. Hysier Miller scored six points in the half. Dunn scored 11 second-half points for Temple.


Both teams play again on Sunday. Temple visits Tulane and UCF hosts East Carolina.


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