PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Mardy Collins scored 22 points and Temple
held Richmond to its lowest point total in more than 60 years in a
69-30 victory on Wednesday night.
Temple (15-10, 8-6 Atlantic 10) scored the first 15 points of
the game and the first 17 of the second half. The Owls allowed
their fewest points in a game since beating West Chester 39-27 on
Dec. 3, 1974.Kevin Steenberge scored 15 points for Richmond (11-15, 4-9),
which lost its seventh straight game. It was the fewest points
scored by the Spiders since a 31-25 loss to Virginia Tech on Feb.
1, 1946.Richmond was scoreless for the first 6:48 of the game and the
first 12:09 of the second half. The Spiders didn't reach 30 points
until Monty Sanders converted a pair of free throws with 2.6
seconds left.Temple outrebounded Richmond 38-20, and the Spiders shot
12-for-45 (26.7 percent), including 4-for-29 from 3-point range.Mark Tyndale finished with 17 for Temple, which improved to 11-1
at the Liacouras Center this season. The Owls face top-ranked Duke