Scores

Final

Temple 61

(4-1, 1-1 away)

Virginia Tech 50

(3-1, 2-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, November 27, 2009

    Palestra, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    1 2 T
    TEM 27 3461
    VT 17 3350

    Top Performers

    Temple: L. Allen 18 Pts, 10 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Virginia Tech: M. Delaney 32 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Stl

    Temple 61, Virginia Tech 50

    Associated Press

    PHILADELPHIA -- Lavoy Allen scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Temple to a 61-50 win over Virginia Tech on Friday night in a matchup of unbeaten teams.

    The Owls (4-1), who are off to their best start since the 2000-01 season, fell behind 13-8 with 9:46 left in the first half. Temple then outscored the Hokies 19-4 the rest of the half to take a 27-17 lead at the break in the Philly Hoop Group Classic.

    Malcolm Delaney scored 28 of his 32 points in the second half, helping Virginia Tech (3-1) pull within 30-28 with 15:24 left. Temple used a 16-4 run to pull away and extended the lead to as many as 19 points with 5:04 left.

    The Owls shot 42.9 percent (24-for-56) for the game while the Hokies shot 29.8 percent (17-for-57).

    Allen was 8-for-9 from the floor and 2-for-3 from the free throw line for Temple, which leads the series against Virginia Tech 10-1.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TEM
    VT
    Points 61 50
    FG Made-Attempted 24-56 (.429) 17-57 (.298)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-18 (.222) 3-15 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 13-17 (.765)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

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