Newcomers help Temple swamp Delaware 82-62
NEWARK, Del. (AP) Jesse Morgan scored 16 points and Devin Coleman had nine as the Philadelphia natives made an immediate impact in their first games for Temple on Thursday night, an 82-62 win over Delaware.
Morgan, a senior who transferred from UMass and has one semester of eligibility, matched Quenton DeCosey's team-high 16 points for the Owls (7-4). Morgan had four 3-pointers and Coleman, a junior transfer from Clemson, had three 3s. Will Cummings had 11 points and a career-high 10 assists.
Temple, which led 37-21 at the half, made 14 of 38 shots from inside the 3-point circle but went 16 of 33 behind the arc. DeCosey also had three 3s and led the Owls, who outrebounded Delaware 42-32, with seven boards.
Delaware had 14 turnovers that translated to 23 Temple points.