SMU struggled to make free throws down the stretch as the Owls get their second conference win.
No Dunphy-led Temple team has allowed more points per game.
Coaches hold out hope after meeting with top administrators on athletic cuts.
The men's basketball team couldn't win their second game in a row.
All programs, plus T7 Council, were given 15 minutes to speak to administrators.
With its latest loss, the team is in the midst of the program’s longest losing streak in nearly 40 years.
The team came back from a 19-point deficit to tie the game, but could not pull ahead.
Temple lifers Gavin White and Fred Turoff say they won’t receive severance packages.
This was the first time in the last nine meetings that La Salle won.