Posted February 12, 2012 on AP on Fox
Ramone Moore scored 30 points, and Micheal Eric had 11 points and 16 rebounds to lead Temple to its eighth straight win, 85-72 over Xavier on Saturday night. Khalif Wyatt scored 18 points and helped the Owls (19-5, 8-2 Atlantic 10 Conference) build a 21-point lead in the first half and remain in first place in the conference. The Owls dominated from the start in a matchup between two of the perennial powers in the Atlantic 10. The Musketeers, playing for the fourth time in five games on the road, entered only a half-game behind the Owls in the conference standings. Only some garbage-time buckets made the score respectable. Tu Holloway scored 23 points for Xavier (16-9, 7-4). Mark Lyons added 15 points. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson grabbed 10 rebounds as everyone played a role for the Owls in the easy victory. Nearly 9,500 fans dressed in ''I Believe'' shirts for a ''White Out'' at the Liacouras Center. They saw the Owls emphatically state their case fo...
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