Scores

Final

Temple 76

(9-2, 2-0 away)

Ohio 65

(6-6, 4-4 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2010

    Convocation Center, Athens, Ohio

    1 2 T
    TEM 40 3676
    OHIO 33 3265

    Top Performers

    Temple: R. Hollis-Jefferson 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Ohio: D. Cooper 13 Pts, 7 Reb, 8 Ast

    Temple 76, Ohio 65

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ohio -- Rahlir Jefferson scored a career-high 18 points and Temple defeated Ohio 76-65 on Wednesday night for its sixth consecutive win.

    Ramone Moore added 17 points, Khalif Wyatt had a career-high 14 points and Juan Fernandez had a career-high nine assists for the Owls (9-2), who improved to 5-0 against Mid American Conference teams this season.

    Leading 40-33 at halftime, the Owls opened the second half on a 6-0 run to claim their largest lead of the game at 46-33 with 18:20 to play.

    Ohio trimmed the lead to five points three minutes later, but the Owls pushed the lead back to double digits and led by at least eight in the final 7 minutes.

    The Owls shot 50 percent (30 for 60) from the field and 42.1 percent (8 of 19) from 3-point range.

    DeVaughn Washington scored 20 points, D.J. Cooper added 13 and Ivo Baltic had 12 for the Bobcats (6-6).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TEM
    OHIO
    Points 76 65
    FG Made-Attempted 30-60 (.500) 25-61 (.410)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 12-16 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 13 4

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