Scores

Final

Temple 75

(9-7, 1-1 A 10)

Massachusetts 79

(7-9, 2-1 A 10)

    7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2009

    William D. Mullins Center, Amherst, Massachusetts

    1 2 T
    TEM 37 3875
    MASS 33 4679

    Top Performers

    Temple: D. Christmas 26 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Massachusetts: R. Harris 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Blk

    Massachusetts 79, Temple 75

    Associated Press

    AMHERST, Mass. -- Ricky Harris scored 24 points, leading Massachusetts to a 79-75 win over Temple in an Atlanic 10 Conference game on Saturday.

    Anthony Gurley added 16 points, Tony Gaffney scored 14 and Chris Lowe added 13 points, six rebounds and 11 assists as Massachusetts snapped Temple's four-game winning streak.

    Massachusetts (7-9, 2-1 Atlantic 10) trailed 37-33 at halftime.

    UMass led once in the first half, 30-29 on a hoop by Lowe, with more than three minutes before the break. A three-pointer by Ryan Brooks gave the Owls (9-7, 1-1 A-10) their 37-33 margin at halftime.

    Dionte Christmas, the Atlantic 10 scoring leader, led Temple with 28 points and 9 rebounds. Brooks had 17, while Lavoy Allen added 11 points and five assists for the Owls.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TEM
    MASS
    Points 75 79
    FG Made-Attempted 28-66 (.424) 27-56 (.482)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-33 (.364) 11-23 (.478)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-12 (.583) 14-21 (.667)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 11 8

    2008-09 Season

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