Scores

Final

Fordham 45

(3-20, 1-10 A 10)

Temple 72

(16-9, 8-3 A 10)

7:00 PM ET, February 18, 2009

Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1 2 T
FOR 22 2345
TEM 33 3972

Top Performers

Fordham: J. Fontan 14 Pts, 6 Reb, 7 Ast, 3 Stl

Temple: L. Allen 19 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Blk

Temple 72, Fordham 45

Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Lavoy Allen scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds Wednesday as Temple cruised to its fourth straight victory, a 72-45 win over Fordham.

Dionte Christmas also had 14 points while Craig Williams contributed 11 points and Ryan Brooks had 10 for the Owls (16-9, 8-3 Atlantic-10).

Jio Fontan scored 14 points and Jacob Green added 13 for the Rams (3-20, 1-10), who dropped their fifth in a row. Fordham has lost 13 of its last 14 and fell to last place in the 14-team conference.

Temple led 33-22 at halftime and 42-29 with 14:40 remaining before going on a 19-4 run.

Allen scored eight points and Christmas had six during the key spurt, which extended Temple's lead to 61-33 with 6:15 left.

Allen registered his team-high ninth double-double of the season as the Owls outrebounded Fordham 41-31.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FOR
TEM
Points 45 72
FG Made-Attempted 17-57 (.298) 27-54 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 7-18 (.389)
FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 11-17 (.647)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 27

2008-09 Season

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