Central Florida held the Owls scoreless for more than 10 minutes during the second half of its 60-39 win on Sunday in Orlando, Florida.
Junior forward Jacob Evans III hit a last-second shot to help Cincinnati beat Temple 55-53 at the Liacouras Center on Thursday.
The Owls' late comeback attempt fell short during their 76-73 loss to Houston on Saturday at Texas Southern University's Health and Physical Education Arena in Houston.
Temple opened up American Athletic Conference play with a 85-75 loss to Tulane at the Liacouras Center on Thursday.
Senior forward Obi Enechionyia dropped 27 points and moved to 46th on the program's all-time scoring list, but the Owls lost 84-66 in Athens, Georgia.
The Owls allowed Drexel to score two-thirds of its points in the paint, but they beat the Dragons 63-60 on Saturday at the Liacouras Center.
The Wildcats extended their record Big 5 winning streak to 22 after Wednesday’s 87-67 win against Temple at the Liacouras Center.
Junior guard Jalen Brunson scored 31 points, and redshirt-freshman forward Omari Spellman scored 27 points in Villanova's 87-67 win against Temple on Wednesday at the Liacouras Center.
The Wildcats, who are ranked No. 1 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, are preparing for Temple’s shooting for their Wednesday night matchup at the Liacouras Center.
The Wildcats enter Wednesday's matchup at the Liacouras Center undefeated and with a 21-game winning streak in the Big 5.