MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Jeremiah Martin had 30 points as Memphis defeated Temple 81-73 on Tuesday night.
Kyvon Davenport had 12 points for Memphis (18-11, 10-6 American Athletic Conference). Antwann Jones added 10 points. Raynere Thornton had 11 rebounds for the hosts.
Shizz Alston Jr. had 22 points for the Owls (20-8, 10-5). He also had seven turnovers but only five assists. Nate Pierre-Louis added 16 points. J.P. Moorman II had 14 points and 10 rebounds.
The Tigers leveled the season series against the Owls with the win. Temple defeated Memphis 85-76 on Jan. 24. Memphis matches up against Cincinnati on the road on Saturday. Temple faces Tulane at home on Sunday.
Quinton Rose scored a season-high 26 points, Nate Pierre-Louis scored 15 and Temple beat Memphis 85-76 on Thursday night.
Temple (15-4, 5-1 American Athletic Conference), winners of five of their last six, saw Shizz Alston Jr., De'Vondre Perry and Alani Moore II each score 10 points. The Owls raced to a 14-4 lead with Rose scoring nine. Later, Rose added a pair of 3-pointers, Pierre-Louis added a 3 and a layup and Alston made three free throws midway through the first half for a 28-8 lead.
Temple never trailed.
Jeremiah Martin scored a season-high 28 points — he shot 12 of 15 from the foul line — and had seven rebounds for the Tigers (12-7, 4-2). Kareem Brewton Jr. added 15 points and eight rebounds and Raynere Thornton had 14 points and eight rebounds.
Jeremiah Martin scored 26 points and Kareem Brewton Jr., hit a game-winning 3-pointer off a broken play and Memphis defeated Temple 75-72 in overtime Saturday, winning its first game on the road this season.
With time running out, Brewton appeared to pass from the wing to the low post, but the ball was deflected. Brewton chased the ball down and his turnaround 3 landed with no time showing on the clock, sending the Tigers (12-6, 3-2 American) onto the court in celebration. Brewton scored half of his 10 points in the last 1:16 of overtime.
After review, one second was put back on the clock, Temple's long inbounds pass was intercepted, Jimario Rivers knocked down two free throws and Shizz Alston, Jr.'s Temple (8-9, 1-5) desperation 3 didn't fall.
Mike Parks, Jr. added 12 points for Memphis and Brewton and Kyvon Davenport scored 10 each.
Temple surged ahead in overtime with three straight from distance -- two by Nate Pierre-Louis and one from Alston.
Louis scored 23 points and Alston 19 for Temple, which was coming off its stunner in Dallas, where the Owls snapped SMU's 33-game home win streak.