Scores

Final

Alcorn State 46

(2-8, 0-6 away)

Temple 63

(8-1, 5-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 17, 2012

    Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    ALCN 26 2046
    TEM 28 3563

    Top Performers

    Alcorn State: J. Nicholas 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Blk

    Temple: K. Wyatt 20 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Temple 63, Alcorn St. 46

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- 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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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ALCN
    TEM
    Points 46 63
    FG Made-Attempted 17-50 (.340) 20-50 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-15 (.267) 5-20 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 18-26 (.692)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 17

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