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Recap: Temple 66, Rutgers 71
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Date: January 01, 2014 8:00 PM EDT
  

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Kadeem Jack had 18 points and Junior Etou scored the go-ahead basket with 40 seconds to play to lift Rutgers to a 71-66 win over Temple on Wednesday night.

Etou's conventional three-point play was the difference in a game that saw 17 lead changes, sending the Scarlet Knights (7-7) to a victory in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.

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Wally Judge and J.J. Moore contributed 12 points apiece and Myles Mack had 10 points, seven rebounds and six assists as Rutgers won its third straight.

Quentin DeCosey scored 25 points, but had just eight points after intermission for Temple (5-6), which has had five of its losses decided by six points or less.

Rutgers survived a red-hot spurt by Temple's Dalton Pepper, who scored all of his teams points during a 19-10 run that put the Owls ahead 61-59 with 4:44 to play.

Prior to his 19-point spurt, Pepper had gone scoreless on 0-for-8 shooting but made three layups, two 3-pointers, a dunk and all five of his free throw attempts during the nearly six-minute stretch. He finished with 19.

Jack's hook shot with 2:28 to play put the Scarlet Knights ahead 65-64 and the teams missed on four straight possessions before Anthony Lee put Temple on top with a layup.

Etou followed with his layup and free throw, and Will Cummings missed a layup that could've tied it for Temple with 20 seconds left.

Moore made two free throws with 16 seconds left to ice the game for Rutgers, which shot 45.9 percent from the field compared to 33.3 shooting by Temple.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 TEMP  -125   -1.5   148 
 RUTG  +105   +1.5   
LAS VEGAS LINE MOVEMENTS

 CLOSING SPORTSBOOK LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 TEMP  -130   -2   148.5 
 RUTG  +110   +2   
OFFSHORE LINE MOVEMENTS

 BETTING TRENDS
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 TEMP  93%   87%   59% 
 RUTG  7%   13%   41% 
BT MOVEMENTS

 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Wednesday, Jan 1
 
    College of Charleston at Davidson
2:00 PM EDT
    UNLV at Fresno State
3:00 PM EDT
    Loyola-Chicago at Indiana State
3:00 PM EDT
    Boston College at Harvard
4:00 PM EDT
    Southern Methodist at Cincinnati
6:00 PM EDT
    Old Dominion at William Mary
7:00 PM EDT
    Temple at Rutgers
8:00 PM EDT
    Evansville at Drake
8:00 PM EDT
    Bradley at Northern Iowa
8:00 PM EDT
    Utah State at Air Force
8:00 PM EDT
    San Diego State at Colorado State
9:00 PM EDT
    Nevada at San Jose State
10:00 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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