Allen leads Temple to 72-45 win over Fordham

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PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Lavoy Allen scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds Wednesday as Temple cruised to its fourth straight victory, a 72-45 win over Fordham.

Dionte Christmas also had 14 points while Craig Williams contributed 11 points and Ryan Brooks had 10 for the Owls (16-9, 8-3 Atlantic-10).

Jio Fontan scored 14 points and Jacob Green added 13 for the Rams (3-20, 1-10), who dropped their fifth in a row. Fordham has lost 13 of its last 14 and fell to last place in the 14-team conference.

Temple led 33-22 at halftime and 42-29 with 14:40 remaining before going on a 19-4 run.

Allen scored eight points and Christmas had six during the key spurt, which extended Temple’s lead to 61-33 with 6:15 left.

Allen registered his team-high ninth double-double of the season as the Owls outrebounded Fordham 41-31.

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 Top Performers
 Fordham
Jio Fontan Jio Fontan
5-14,  14 Pts
6 Rebs, 7 Assists
 Temple
Lavoy Allen Lavoy Allen
6-11,  19 Pts
11 Rebs, 3 Assists

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