Tyndale hits winner, Temple beats E. Michigan 58-55

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PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Mark Tyndale’s 3-point shot from the top of the key with 1.2 seconds left gave Temple a 58-55 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

Dionte Christmas had 22 points and 11 rebounds for the Owls (6-5), while Tyndale had eight of his 10 points in the second half.

Carlos Medlock had 19 points and Jesse Bunkley 15 for Eastern Michigan (4-5), which was playing its first game since Dec. 4.

Neither team had more than a three-point lead in the second half until Temple moved ahead 52-46 with 5:29 to play. After trailing 55-51, the Eagles tied the score on a layup by Medlock with 13 seconds left, but the Owls worked the ball to Tyndale, who hit the game-winner.

Temple led 21-13, the biggest lead for either team, with 7:48 in the first half, but Jerrod Axon and Bunkley hit successive 3-pointers to spark a 14-4 run and the Eagles took a 27-25 halftime advantage.

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6-14,  19 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists
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8-13,  22 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists

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