The Temple men’s basketball team defeated Central Michigan, 86-74, Saturday at the Liacouras Center.
Junior guard Khalif Wyatt finished with 23 points and a career-high seven assists as the Owls (4-2) won their home opener. Sophomore reserve guard Aaron Brown added a career-high 21 points and a season-high five rebounds in what was Temple's 23d consecutive home victory.
The Chippewas (4-3), on the other hand, had their two-game winning streak snapped.
Guard Trey Zeigler and forward Andre Coimbra led Central Michigan with 22 points apiece.