Scores

Final

Temple 69

(2-0, 1-0 away)

W Michigan 55

(0-2, 0-0 home)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    10:30 AM ET, November 17, 2011

    Coliseo de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

    1 2 T
    TEM 37 3269
    WMU 21 3455

    Top Performers

    Temple: M. Eric 12 Pts, 15 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Blk

    Western Michigan: M. Stainbrook 14 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Temple 69, W. Michigan 55

    Associated Press

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Temple jumped out to a 23-6 lead, defeating Western Michigan 69-55 on Thursday.

    The Owls (2-0) were led by Ramon Moore's 15, but all five starters were in double figures. Michael Eric had 12 points and 15 rebounds, and Juan Fernandez added 14 points with six assists.

    Matt Stainbrook led Western Michigan (0-2) with 14 points and 12 rebounds, and Flenard Whitfield added 11 points. But starting guards Demetrius Ward and Mike Douglas were a combined 1 for 15 from the field.

    As a team, the Broncos made 7 of 30 shots in the first half (23.3 percent) and were 3 for 14 from 3-point range in the game at the 5-Hour Energy Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

    Temple scored the game's first nine points, led by 17 before the midway point of the first half and held a 37-21 lead at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TEM
    WMU
    Points 69 55
    FG Made-Attempted 26-66 (.394) 19-55 (.345)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 3-14 (.214)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 0

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