Temple 70, Coll. of Charleston 65

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Dionte Christmas scored 26 points and Temple made 10 straight free throws down the stretch to beat the College of Charleston 70-65 in the Charleston Classic on Saturday.

The Owls (2-0) will play in the championship on Sunday against the winner of the Clemson-Texas Christian game, which will be played Saturday night.

The Cougars trailed by 13 with less than 10 minutes to play, but got back into the game on the 3-point shooting of guards Marcus Hammond and Andrew Goudelock.

Hammond, who made 5-of-6 shots from 3-point range, led the Cougars with 15 points. Goudelock finished with 13.

Christmas was 9-for-9 from the free throw line and contributed seven rebounds.

Temple outrebounded the Cougars 47-27.