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Alcorn State vs Temple

Temple 63, Alcorn St. 46


PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Khalif Wyatt scored 20 points and surpassed 1,000 for his career to lead Temple to a 63-46 victory over Alcorn State on Monday night.

The Owls (8-1) led 28-26 after committing nine first-half turnovers, but they broke the game open with a 14-2 second-half run to lead 50-35 with 8:08 remaining.

Wyatt capped the run with three free throws after being fouled on a 3-pointer. The first made the senior guard the 49th Temple player to reach 1,000.

Anthony Nieves, who scored 16 points to lead the Braves (2-8), scored the next seven points to cut Temple's lead to 50-42, but Wyatt answered with five points in a 7-0 Owls run.

Scootie Randall added 11 points and nine rebounds for Temple, Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson also scored 11 and graduate forward Jake O'Brien, making his first Temple start in place of Anthony Lee (illness), had 10 points, three blocks and three steals.

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Alcorn State Braves
M. Starks, F285-80-071310
I. Francis, F201-40-03022
A. Nieves, G384-124-632216
T. Hunt, G341-40-24432
L. Luckett, G210-82-23352
A. Evans321-80-04122
J. Nicholas225-52-270312
J. Hester40-10-01000
S. Raquil10-00-00000
Totals 17-508-1235112046
Temple Owls
S. Randall, F363-93-594211
R. Hollis-Jefferson, F254-83-542311
J. O'Brien, C265-80-140210
K. Wyatt, G365-118-942320
W. Cummings, G310-61-22211
T. DiLeo250-12-23002
Q. DeCosey70-11-21011
D. Pepper60-10-00010
D. Watson62-40-04004
D. Dingle11-10-00003
J. McDonnell10-00-00100
Totals 20-5018-2635111363
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Southern U.15-319-13
Alabama St.12-619-13
Texas So.12-619-15
Alabama A&M10-814-16
Alcorn St.9-912-19
Jackson St.7-1111-20
Prairie View6-1211-23
Miss. Val.5-138-23

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