The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: The men’s basketball game between Temple and Central Florida was canceled Saturday because of COVID-19 cases within the Temple program. The American Athletic Conference said the game at Orlando will not be made up. Temple (5-10) has lost six of its last seven games.
Sophomore guard Khalif Battle led the Owls in scoring with 22 points. With stellar defense and a balanced offensive attack, the Owls evened their series against South Florida in Wednesday night’s rematch of Sunday’s loss to the Bulls. The Owls (5-10, 4-10 The American Athletic Conference) defeated the Bulls (8-9, 4-7 The American) 65-47 thanks to a high-efficiency offense powered by 3-point shooting and impressive defense that led to 17 USF turnovers.