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Temple Routs Saint Joseph’s 78-60

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ramone Moore scored 21 points and Juan Fernandez added 17 to lead Temple to a 78-60 win over Saint Joseph’s on Saturday.

Michael Eric scored 11 points and Khalif Wyatt had 10 points and a career-high eight assists for the Owls (15-5, 4-2 Atlantic 10), who won their fourth straight game. Temple didn’t have much trouble with the Hawks (13-9, 3-4), claiming a 38-24 lead at halftime.

The Owls went on to finish the game with a high shooting mark, connecting on 60 percent (30 of 50) of their shots from the floor. Temple held Saint Joseph’s to 41.1 percent (23 of 56) from the field.

Ronald Roberts was the only Saint Joseph’s player to score in double figures with 17 points along with 10 rebounds — five offensive. Haili Kanacevic had a game-high six turnovers and eight points.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.