9:00 PM ET, December 9, 2010
Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA
PHILADELPHIA -- Ramone Moore had his best effort on a big stage.Moore scored a career-high 30 points and Temple held on to upset Georgetown 68-65 on Thursday night."It was a dream come true winning a big game with a great atmosphere," Moore said about playing in front of a national television audience.Hollis Thompson missed a shot underneath that would have put Georgetown (No. 10 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) ahead with a few seconds left. Kahlir Jefferson iced it with two free throws and the fans stormed the court after Austin Freeman's desperation half-court shot was off.
• Before scoring 30 points Thursday, Ramone Moore had previously scored more than 20 points once in his career.
• Temple coach Fran Dunphy won his 400th career game, the second Big 5 coach to reach that plateau (John Chaney).
• Georgetown entered the game averaging 9.6 3-pointers a game, ranked eighth in the nation. It finished 5-for-16 from behind the arc.
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||21-48 (.438)||24-53 (.453)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-16 (.313)||4-11 (.364)|
|FT Made-Attempted||18-20 (.900)||16-18 (.889)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||15 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|
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