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Ramone Moore Leads Temple Over Fordham

(Credit: Chris Chambers, Getty Images)

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ramone Moore scored 25 points and Khalif Wyatt 24 to lead Temple to a 78-60 victory over Fordham Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference play.

It was the second time in two weeks that the pair each scored 20 or more points in the same game. Temple (16-5, 5-2) won its fifth consecutive game after starting slowly, trailing 5-0 at the outset. Then Wright scored the Owls’ first seven points. He had 16 points by halftime as Temple led 35-27.

For Fordham (9-12, 2-6), Bryan Smith scored 15 of his 23 points in the first half. The only other Ram in double figures was Chris Gaston with 14 points.

Moore was 9 for 16 from the floor, including 6 of 8 treys, and made his only free throw. Wright was 8 for 14 from the field. He made just 1 of 5 3-pointers but 7 of 8 foul shots.

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