Temple dropped its second game in the American Athletic Conference baseball tournament to No. 2 seed Central Florida, 6-2, on Thursday in Clearwater, Fla.
The loss left the Owls 0-2 in pool play. The Knights (36-22 overall) are 2-0.
Temple (15-31) got on the board in the seventh inning when Jimmy Kerrigan tripled to left-center field. Daniel Dragos knocked in Kerrigan on a grounder and later drove in Andrew Nist with a sacrifice fly.
The Owls will end pool play against Connecticut at 11 a.m. Saturday with Ryan Kuehn on the mound.
George Mason 5, St. Joseph's 4 - The Hawks (34-15) will play Richmond in an elimination game at 9:30 p.m. Saturday after losing a heartbreaker to the Patriots (32-20) in the Atlantic 10 tournament in St. Louis. Taylor Boyd was 3 for 3.