PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Cousins Jarron and Jaevin Cumberland combined for 37 points, leading five into double-figure scoring as Cincinnati defeated Temple 89-82 Wednesday night.
Jarron Cumberland scored 22, making 13-of-14 at the free-throw line, Jaevin Cumberland, a grad transfer from Oakland, added 15 points on four 3-pointers for the Bearcats (12-7, 5-2 American). Chris Vogt added 18 points on perfect 5-for-5 shooting from the floor, as well as 8-for-9 at the line, while Tre Scott double-doubled with 16 points and 11 rebounds as well as five assists. Keith Williams scored 10.
Quinton Rose led Temple (10-8, 2-5) with 26 points and Nate Pierre-Louis added 22, both season-highs.
A Jake Forrester basket brought Temple into a 71-71 tie with four minutes left, and a J.P. Moorman free throw gave the Owls a 72-71 lead. Cincinnati’s Scott dunked with 2:42 remaining as the Bearcats closed on an 18-10 run in which they were 4-for-4 shooting and 10-for-10 at the line. Jarron Cumberland scored 14 of the last 18.
Cincinnati plays SMU at home on Tuesday. Temple plays Penn on the road on Saturday.
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