NEW ORLEANS -- Shizz Alston Jr. scored 29 points, Nate Pierre-Louis had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Temple handled Tulane its 11th straight loss 75-67 on Saturday night.
Quinton Rose added 10 points for the Owls (16-6, 6-3 American Athletic Conference), who scored the first nine points of the game and never let the Green Wave (4-17, 0-9) closer than six the rest of the way.
The Green Wave had a 43-37 rebounding advantage but Temple turned 15 turnovers into 21 points. Tulane shot just 37 percent and was 8 of 11 at the foul line, where the Owls were 21 of 26.
Tulane was within six with a minute left but Alston made four free throws. The Owls went 8 of 10 from the line in the final 58 seconds to offset two Tulane 3s.
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