Richmond beats Temple

ATLANTIC CITY -- Temple’s quest for a fourth consecutive Atlantic Ten Tournament title was denied.

The Richmond Spiders defeated the Owls, 58-54, in an A-10 semifinal here Saturday at Boardwalk Hall.

The Spiders (26-7) advances to Sunday’s final against Dayton, who defeated St. Joseph’s in Saturday’s other semifinal.

The Owls (25-7), on the other hand, had their string of 10 consecutive tournament wins snapped.

-- Keith Pompey