PHILADELPHIA -- Khalif Wyatt posted 26 points, six rebounds, five assists and hit four 3-pointers to help Temple pull away and beat instate-rival Pennsylvania 76-69 Wednesday in a nonconference matchup.
Penn, which led the majority of the second half, broke a 61-all tie behind a 3-pointer from Miles Cartwright. But Temple reeled off 11 unanswered to take a 72-64 lead with 3:06 left to play. Wyatt had five points during the spurt and O'Brien added four.
The Quakers (3-15) never got any closer than five the rest of the way.
Temple (13-5) shot 51 percent (25 of 49) and improve to 83-16 with it scores 60 or more points since the start of the 2009-10 season.
Cartwright paced Penn with 21 points.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite