Scores

Final

Temple 65

(4-2, 1-0 away)

Cent Michigan 53

(2-4, 0-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 1, 2010

    McGuirk Arena, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

    1 2 T
    TEM 24 4165
    CMU 32 2153

    Top Performers

    Temple: L. Allen 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 5 Blk

    Central Michigan: J. Thomas 26 Pts, 3 Reb

    Temple 65, Cent. Michigan 53

    Associated Press

    MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Lavoy Allen had 13 points and 10 rebounds Wednesday night as Temple defeated Central Michigan 65-53.

    Juan Fernandez scored 18 points to lead the Owls (4-2), who rallied from a 10-point deficit.

    The Chippewas (2-4) led 41-31 with 16:35 remaining, and Temple scored the next eight points. It was 49-46 in favor of Central Michigan with 10:42 to play but the Chippewas only managed four points after that. The Owls took the lead for good on Allen's layup with 9:30 to go.

    Ramone Moore added 16 points for Temple. Jalin Thomas led all scorers with 26 for Central Michigan, but his final points came on a 3-pointer with 11:40 to go. Amir Rashid added 11 points for the Chippewas.

    It was the inaugural game at McGuirk Arena and the CMU Events Center, home of the school's winter sports programs.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TEM
    CMU
    Points 65 53
    FG Made-Attempted 25-51 (.490) 21-54 (.389)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-14 (.286) 7-15 (.467)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 4-7 (.571)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 10

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