UMass outduels Temple
DeJon Jarreau scored 16 points, including the final five points of the last 34 seconds, to power UMass past Temple 70-67 on Thursday night.
Jarreau took a jab-step and pulled up from the wing for a 3-pointer that made it 68-67 for UMass (2-1) with 34 seconds left. After Daniel Dingle missed a 3 for Temple (1-2) with 11 seconds left, Jarreau slipped behind the defense for an outlet and breakaway layup to cap the scoring.
Quinton Rose missed another 3 for the Owls and Luwane Pipkins secured the rebound for the win.
Neither team led by more than three points for the final 17:07 and Temple took a 67-65 lead on Alani Moore II’s jumper with 50 seconds left.
Donte Clark added 14 points and Rashaan Holloway scored 11 for the Minutemen.
Obi Enechionyia had 26 points and made 5 of 10 from 3-point range to lead the Owls.
Shake Milton added 14 and Ben Moore contributed 12 for the Mustangs (3-0), who shot 57 percent in the second half and 48 percent overall.
Michael Young scored 22 points for Pittsburgh, which had averaged 96 points in home wins over Eastern Michigan and Gardner Webb. Jamel Artis added 20 for the Panthers (2-1).
Ojeleye, who had not played in 23 months after being used sparingly at Duke, shot 9 of 17. He has 68 points in his first three games with the Mustangs.