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Wyatt helps Temple beat Rhode Island 76-70
TEMPLE 76, RHODE ISLAND 70
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Khalif Wyatt scored 24 points and Jake
O'Brien recorded a double-double to lead Temple to a 76-70 win
over Rhode Island on Saturday.
O'Brien finished with 16 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked
shots for the Owls (21-8, 9-5 Atlantic 10 Conference), who won
their fifth straight game. Will Cummings and Scootie Randall
each had 15 points, and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson pulled down 13
rebounds - seven offensive.
Temple had a 10-point advantage midway through the second half.
But the Owls eventually saw their lead trimmed to one point
after Rhode Island's Andre Malone made two free throws with 2:20
However, Temple held the Rams (8-19, 3-11) scoreless the rest of
the game. O'Brien made two free throws, Wyatt knocked down two
free throws and Cummings added another free throw to seal the
victory for the Owls.
Xavier Munford led Rhode Island with 30 points. Malone had 18
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