Monday, August 3, 2015

Temple crushes Toledo, 77-58

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Temple men’s basketball team defeated Toledo, 77-58, in a nonconference game Wednesday night at Savage Arena.

Temple crushes Toledo, 77-58

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TOLEDO, Ohio – The Temple men’s basketball team defeated Toledo, 77-58, in a nonconference game Wednesday night at Savage Arena.

Reserve guard Aaron Brown finished with a game-high 19 points as the Owls improved to 5-2.  This game marked Temple’s 14 victory in the last 15 meetings against Mid-American Conference teams.

Freshman guard Will Cummings started in place of Khalif Wyatt. The junior guard was benched for the first 9:13 of the game for showing up late for a film study.

Rian Pearson led Toledo (6-2) with 16 points. The Rockets had their six-game winning streak snapped. They also dropped to 0-4 all-time against the Owls.

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Temple  travels home to face Villanova in Saturday’s much-anticipated Big Five matchup at the Liacouras Center.

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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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