Ramone Moore scored five of his 18 points in overtime to help No. 22 Temple beat La Salle 80-79 on Wednesday night, the Owls’ 11th straight win.
Their ten-game winning streak and 21-5 record have earned the Temple Owls the #22 slot in this week’s AP Top 25 poll as they look ahead to a pair of Big 5 games.
Temple on the verge of a Top 25 national ranking.
Temple has climbed to the top of the A-10, and put on a show worthy of its standing.
Temple moves to 16-5 with a win over Fordham.
The Temple Owls are on a roll. “I was happy for our guards,” coach Fran Dunphy said of Saturday’s rout of St. Joe’s.
It was a week of emotional ups and downs for the Temple Owls (10-4).
The Temple Owls sit at 7-3 as they prepare to return to the court on Wednesday night, hosting Buffalo at the Liacouras Center.
Juan Fernandez came into the game needing three points to reach 1,000 for his career. He got to 1,001 on a layup 5:10 into the game, then kept scoring.
The Owls have a few days off before heading down to Texas to play the Longhorns on Saturday in Austin, and Rice on Monday in Houston.
Aaron Brown came off the bench to lead all scorers with 19 points as Temple University posted a 77-58 win over Toledo on Wednesday night, snapping the Rockets’ six-game winning streak.
Tipoff is set for 7:00pm Wednesday night in Toledo, Ohio.
Ramone Moore scored 23 points as Temple beat Wichita State 78-74 in overtime Sunday in the third-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off tournament.
Temple opened their season at the Palestra with a Big 5 win over the Quakers in overtime.
San Diego State couldn’t shoot straight most of the night and turned ball over at the worst of times. Then, a final burst of magnificent athleticism allowed the Aztecs to survive and play again.