Found March 05, 2014 on Pro Sports Daily:
Dalton Pepper scored 26 points as the Owls turned away the visiting Knights to pull out of sole possession of last place in the American Athletic Conference. Will Cummings scored 23 points while Anthony Lee collected 20 points and 10 rebounds for Temple (8-21, 3-14 AAC), which snapped a four-game slide. Quenton DeCosey struggled to eight points on 3-of-13 shooting but added seven rebounds, five assists and three steals for the Owls. Calvin Newell paced Central Florida (11-17, 3-14) with 23 points while Kasey Wilson collected 14 points and seven boards. Matt Williams chipped in 11 points off the bench for the Knights, who were missing leading scorer and rebounder Isaiah Sykes due to a foot injury. Back-to-back layups from Central Florida guard Eugene McCrory knotted it at 63 with 3 1/2 minutes remaining in regulation before Lee’s layup gave Temple a 70-68 edge with 1:14 to play. Cummings fouled Newell with five seconds left and the free throws forced overtime, where Lee’s three-po...

Temple Basketball gets OT win on Pepper’s Senior Night

Temple Basketball gets OT win on Pepper’s Senior NightMany fans expected the Temple Basketball team to be celebrating Senior Night (aka Dalton Pepper Night) after a win over Central Florida. Not many fans expected the Owls to be celebrating just their eighth win of the season that night. But hey, a win is a win right? It was another poor (very poor) defensive effort from the Owls...

Breakthrough Season for Pepper

Not much has gone right for the Temple men’s basketball team this year. But the emergence of senior guard Dalton Pepper has been a bright spot in an otherwise dismal season. Pepper has finally realized the potential he showed back in his high school days, leading the Owls in scoring at 17.5 points per game heading into Saturday’s final regular season game at South Florida.

Fine Finale

The Temple men’s basketball team won a game that could keep it out of the American Athletic Conference basement and also sent senior guard Dalton Pepper out with a victory in the final home game of his career. Pepper scored a game-high 26 points and his reverse layup with 33.6 seconds left in overtime gave Temple an 80-76 lead on the way to an 86-78 victory over Central Florida.

Final Thoughts

Listen to comments from coach Fran Dunphy, senior Dalton Pepper and junior Will Cummings as the Owls closed out the home portion of the schedule with win over Central Florida.
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