Boxscore
Temple 78, Villanova 67
Saturday, December 10, 2011 5:00 PM
Location - Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Officials - Clarence Armstrong, Robert Riley, Michael Stephens
Attendance - 10206

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Villanova 36 31 67
Temple 35 43 78

Recap


Ramone Moore scored 23 of his career-high 32 points in the second half to lead Temple to a 78-67 victory over visiting Villanova in a Philadelphia Big 5 matchup on Saturday.

Khalif Wyatt added 13 points and Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson chipped 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Owls (6-2), who have won three straight and moved to 2-0 in the Big 5.

The Wildcats loss was just the second in their last 15 meetings with Big 5 schools. Villanova had previously beaten La Salle and Pennsylvania in Big 5 play this season.

Villanova trailed by as many as eight points in the first half but came back to take a 36-35 lead at the break.

Temple started to make its move with 8:25 left in the game, when T.J. DiLeo’s layup sparked a 10-0 run. Moore had six points during the burst as the Owls opened up a 64-54 lead.

The Wildcats went over four minutes without a field goal.

Moore and Aaron Brown combined for eight points in the final 2:02 to seal in.

Maalik Wayns finished with 23 points and seven assists to lead Villanova (5-4), which has dropped four of five.

Villanova Wildcats

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Dominic Cheek 32:00 3-10 2-8 2-3 2 3 5 0 3 0 2 0 10
Darrun Hilliard 27:00 0-8 0-5 0-0 1 5 6 0 1 0 2 1 0
JayVaughn Pinkston 18:00 3-4 1-1 1-3 0 2 2 1 4 0 3 0 8
Maalik Wayns 37:00 7-17 0-5 9-13 0 2 2 7 1 1 2 0 23
Mouphtaou Yarou 19:00 6-11 0-0 2-2 4 4 8 0 1 0 2 1 14
Markus Kennedy 14:00 2-4 0-0 0-1 3 3 6 0 2 2 3 0 4
Achraf Yacoubou 15:00 1-2 0-0 2-2 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 4
James Bell 32:00 2-3 0-1 0-0 2 1 3 0 4 0 2 1 4
Ty Johnson 7:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 201 24-59 3-20 16-24 14 20 34 9 21 3 17 3 67
  40.7% 15.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 17

Temple Owls

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Juan Fernandez 39:00 3-10 0-2 0-0 0 3 3 4 3 1 2 0 6
Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson 35:00 5-8 0-0 1-3 7 7 14 3 3 2 1 0 11
Anthony Lee 27:00 3-4 0-0 0-2 6 3 9 1 5 0 1 2 6
Ramone Moore 34:00 8-21 2-6 14-15 1 5 6 2 2 0 2 0 32
Khalif Wyatt 32:00 6-14 1-5 0-0 0 2 2 0 4 1 4 0 13
Will Cummings 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
T.J. DiLeo 13:00 1-2 0-1 1-2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Aaron Brown 19:00 2-4 1-2 2-2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
TOTAL 200 28-64 4-17 18-24 15 21 36 11 19 4 10 2 78
  43.8% 23.5% 75.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 10
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