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Moore posts another double digit scoring effort

Temple guard Ramone Moore had another impressive performance in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

Moore posts another double digit scoring effort

Ramone Moore had another impressive performance in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.  (H. Rumph Jr./AP)
Ramone Moore had another impressive performance in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament. (H. Rumph Jr./AP)

Temple guard Ramone Moore had another impressive performance in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.

The 6-foot-4 fifth-year senior scored 13 points as his Portsmouth Sports Club suffered a 92-87 setback to Roger Brown’s in Saturday night’s P.I.T. championship game in Portsmouth, Va. Eleven of Moore’s point came after intermission.

This came one day after Moore finished with a team-high 19 points.

On Saturday, the Southern High product made 6 of 11 shot attempts. He also finished with two rebounds, an assist and a turnover in 28 minutes.

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Moore averaged 12.6 points over his three games in the tourney that showcases 64 college seniors in front of NBA scouts and personnel.

Temple’s Juan Fernandez and Penn’s Zack Rosen are the other Big Five players competing in the tourney.

Fernandez’s Mike Duman team took an 88-78 victory over Rosen’s K&D Round Landscaping team in the seventh-place consolation game.

Rosen finished with four points, a team-high five assists, four rebounds, a turnover and a steal in 29 minutes. Fernandez had three points, three assists and a game-high four turnovers in 13 minutes.

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. 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. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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