Scores

Final

Cent Michigan 74

(4-3, 1-1 away)

Temple 86

(4-2, 1-0 home)

    4:00 PM ET, December 3, 2011

    Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    CMU 37 3774
    TEM 51 3586

    Top Performers

    Central Michigan: T. Zeigler 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Temple: K. Wyatt 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Temple 86, Cent. Michigan 74

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Khalif Wyatt scored 23 points and dished out seven assists Saturday, and Aaron Brown had a career-high 21 points off the bench to lead Temple to an 86-74 win over Central Michigan.

    Wyatt made all 10 of his free throw attempts and Brown made four 3-pointers for the Owls (4-2), who have won 23 straight at the Liacouras Center to set a school record.

    Ramone Moore finished with 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds and five turnovers for Temple. Juan Fernandez had 10 points and nine assists, and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson had 13 points.

    The Chippewas (4-3) cut the deficit to 51-37 at halftime on a 12-4 run, and scored the first six points of the second half to make it 51-43. But Temple went on an 8-0 run, capped by Moore's layup to push its lead to 16 points.

    Trey Zeigler and Andre Coimbra each scored 22 points for Central Michigan.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CMU
    TEM
    Points 74 86
    FG Made-Attempted 23-53 (.434) 28-54 (.519)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-17 (.294) 11-24 (.458)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-29 (.793) 19-26 (.731)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 21

    2011-12 Season

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