La Salle vs Temple

Temple 76, La Salle 70


PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 19 points and Ramone Moore had 17 as Temple defeated La Salle 76-70 in an Atlantic 10 Conference game on Wednesday night.

The Owls (12-5, 2-2) led by as many as 10 points in the second half, but the Explorers (13-6, 2-2) cut it to one point four times, the last at 68-67 with 3:25 remaining.

Juan Fernandez and Khalif Wyatt each made a pair of free throws to boost Temple's lead to five. After Tyreek Duren answered with a layup for La Salle, Hollis-Jefferson's jumper put the Owls ahead 74-69 with 23 seconds left.

Fernandez and Wyatt scored 12 points apiece for Temple, which has won 26 of its last 27 games in the Liacouras Center.

Duren scored 18 points to pace La Salle, which has lost six straight to its Philadelphia rival, including the Atlantic 10 tournament quarterfinals last season.

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La Salle Explorers
J. Wright, F174-61-46149
R. Galloway, G396-122-433217
S. Mills, G392-112-22217
T. Duren, G388-132-462018
E. Pettis, G265-112-231312
D. White162-50-04154
D. Peterson151-10-02103
T. Dunn60-10-00000
S. Zack40-20-00010
Totals 28-629-1627111670
Temple Owls
R. Hollis-Jefferson, F407-115-673219
A. Lee, F204-61-26039
R. Moore, G388-140-063217
K. Wyatt, G363-66-624212
J. Fernandez, G293-75-655212
A. Brown202-61-26017
T. DiLeo150-20-03100
W. Cummings20-00-00000
Totals 27-5218-2238161276
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
La Salle4-110-564
St. Bona.4-212-6101
Rhode Island3-211-649
George Mason2-312-6113
Geo. Wash.2-410-9135
Saint Josephs2-48-993
Saint Louis1-55-13243
Other games
MRST 66 Final
Mhead St 60
Cincinnati 70 Final
UConn 67
Indiana 69 Final
Nebraska 70
CREI 66 Final
Texas 80 Final
K-State 84
Miss St 68 Final
Ole Miss 75
SDSU 75 Final
N Mexico 70
TCU 78 Final
UNLV 101