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.
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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