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Khalif Wyatt scored 22 points Wednesday night and Temple held on to beat Saint Louis 72-67.
Ramone Moore had 18 points and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 12 for the Owls (11-4, 1-1 Atlantic 10), who shot 57 percent from the field. Temple led 32-30 at halftime after Moore's basket with 36 seconds left in the half, and held the lead throughout the second half although the Owls never led by more than nine points.
Saint Louis (13-4, 1-2) twice got within a point, the last at 62-61 with 2:14 to play. But Aaron Brown's three-point play and Hollis-Jefferson's dunk put Temple back in control.
Kwamain Mitchell led the Billikens with 16 points - 13 of them in the second half. Dwayne Evans had 14 points and Brian Conklin and Jordair Jett scored 12 apiece for Saint Louis.
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With less than a minute to play, Temple guard Ramone Moore stood just inside half court dribbling the ball with his right hand while calmly motioning for his team to relax with his left.
Moments earlier, a layup by Dwayne Evans pulled Saint Louis within four and momentum appeared shifted in favor of the Billikens.
Coach Majerus stood on the opposite side of the court just outside...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Khalif Wyatt scored 22 points Wednesday night and Temple held on to beat Saint Louis 72-67.
Ramone Moore had 18 points and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson scored 12 for the Owls (11-4, 1-1 Atlantic 10), who shot 57 percent from the field. Temple led 32-30 at halftime after Moore's basket with 36 seconds left in the half, and held the lead throughout the second half...
Khalif Wyatt scored 22 points and Ramone Moore added 18 to lead Temple to a 72-67 win at Saint Louis Wednesday night, one that gave the Owls their first Atlantic 10 win.
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Game #8-377: Temple Owls at Saint Louis BillikensJanuary 11, 2012 9:00 pmChaifetz ArenaBBState Stats/RecapOn the edge of the Saint Louis University campus sits a palace.A basketball team plays in this palace, which cost $80 million to build and has promotional signs for season tickets plastered all over it. Once you pass the Market Street exit on Interstate 64 (or, as the locals...
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Temple Owls vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Temple when they take on the Billikens on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Billikens sport records of 13-3 and 9-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Owls have 10-4 and 6-8 ATS marks on the...