Temple allowed Division II Jefferson University to go on an 11-point run in the second half of its 70-60 win at the Liacouras Center on Thursday.
The game, which will be a tuneup for both teams and raise money for hurricane victims, starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Liacouras Center.
Temple is coming off a 16-16 record and first-round American Athletic Conference tournament exit in the 2016-17 season.
The redshirt-sophomore guard is watching Penny Hardaway highlights to study the point guard position as he continues recovering from injuries sustained in a February 2016 car accident.
Redshirt-senior guard Josh Brown is working to return to the court at full strength after not playing since Dec. 13, 2016 against Villanova.
The Owls will face the University of South Carolina, a 2016-17 Final Four team, on Nov. 30 in New York.
The guard is among a group of 18 college and high school players.
The Owls’ forward declared for the NBA Draft in March but did not hire an agent.
The junior forward will not hire an agent, allowing him to return to Temple if he chooses.
Junior forward Obi Enechionyia's 20 points were not enough to prevent an 80-69 loss to East Carolina in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament on Thursday in Hartford, Connecticut.