Rhode Island vs Temple Recap - Temple Wins 76-70
|Rhode Island vs Temple Recap - Temple Wins 76-70|
Khalif Wyatt scored 24 points leading Temple to a 76-70 victory over Rhode Island at Liacouras Center on Saturday.
Bettors who backed Temple were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 12.5.
Temple got 16 points from Jake O'Brien and another 15 points from Will Cummings. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson contributed 5 assists, while Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Rhode Island got a 30-point performance from Xavier Munford, who was supported by 18 points from Andre Malone. Mike Powell had 7 assists in a losing cause for Rhode Island, while Mike Aaman grabbed 7 rebounds.
Temple hit the break trailing 37-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Temple as they grabbed 41 boards, while Rhode Island only had 33.