Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Bowling Green upsets Temple

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- The streak is over.

Bowling Green upsets Temple


BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- The streak is over.

Temple’s domination of Mid-American Conference teams ended Sunday.  Bowling Green defeated the Owls, 67-64, in a nonconference game at the Stroh Center.

That upset snapped Temple’s 12-game winning streak against MAC opponents. It also dropped the Owls to 3-2 on the season.

Bowling Green’s Jordon Crawford’s three-pointer gave the Falcons a 65-63 lead with 30 seconds left.

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Temple had an opportunity to tie the score eight seconds later. But T.J. DiLeo missed one of his two foul shots before Bowling Green's A'uston Calhoun's dunk made it a three-point game with 13 seconds left.

Temple's Ramone Moore and DiLeo both missed potential game-tying three-pointers in the closing seconds.

Calhoun finished with a team-high 16 points as the Falcons (4-2) won their first of five meetings with Temple.

Khalif Wyatt led the Owls will 19 points. 

Temple, which is 17-6 against MAC teams since the 2006-07 season, looks to begin another winning streak against that conference.

The Owls entertain Central Michigan on Saturday before traveling to Toledo on Dec. 7.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He took over the Sixers beat in the summer of 2013 after covering the Temple basketball and football for the previous three years. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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