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Temple 67, E. Michigan 45

YPSILANTI, Mich. -- Dionte Christmas scored 17 points for Temple, which beat Eastern Michigan 67-45 Wednesday night.

The Owls ended the first half on a 13-5 run for a 32-23 lead at intermission. The Eagles got as close as 43-38 with nine minutes to play but Temple (7-6) answered with a 15-2 spurt in the next six minutes to put the game away.

Lavoy Allen scored 14 points and Ryan Brooks added 10 for Temple, which snapped a three-game road losing streak and held Eastern Michigan to its lowest offensive output of the season.

Brandon Bowdry fouled out after scoring 16 points for the Eagles (2-12). They dropped their sixth straight and remain winless this season against Division 1 teams.

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