Scores

Final OT

Marist 69

(1-3, 0-0 away)

Temple 73

(1-3, 0-0 home)

    11:00 AM ET, November 18, 2007

    Coliseo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

    1 2 OT T
    MRST 28 32 969
    TEM 34 26 1373

    Top Performers

    Marist: L. McCroskey 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Temple: M. Tyndale 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Temple 73, Marist 69

    Associated Press

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Mark Tyndale scored 23 points, including 13 of 14 free throws, to lead Temple to a 73-69 overtime victory over Marist in the seventh-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-off Classic on Sunday.

    Dionte Christmas had 15 points for Temple (1-3) while Lavoy Allen had 14 and Ryan Brooks added 10. Louie McCroskey had 18 points for Marist (1-3) while Spongy Benjamin added 10.

    Temple led 34-28 at the half, but the Red Foxes went on a 24-6 run to take a 54-46 lead with 8:54 remaining. Tyndale hit five of six free throws to help the Owls cut the lead to 56-53 and later hit four straight free throws to give Temple a 60-58 lead with 36 seconds left.

    Ryan Stilphen tied it with a layup with 12 seconds remaining to send the game into overtime. In the extra period, Brooks gave the Owls the lead for good with a 3-pointer and Christmas iced the win with two free throws.

    The Owls hit 14 of 15 free throw attempts in the second half and were 21-for-23 for the game.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRST
    TEM
    Points 69 73
    FG Made-Attempted 25-64 (.391) 24-55 (.436)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-11 (.909) 21-23 (.913)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 10

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