Temple rolls past Miami, Ohio, 64-42
OXFORD, Ohio (AP)—Lavoy Allen scored 15 points and Temple held Miami (Ohio) to six first-half field goals as the Owls rolled to a 64-42 victory over the RedHawks on Tuesday night.
Temple (7-2), which has won three consecutive games, entered allowing an average of 54.2 points and has held seven of its nine opponents to 56 points or less. Miami (2-6) was 6-for-20 from the field (30 percent) in the first half.
The RedHawks led 6-5 before Temple scored the next 25 points for a 30-6 lead with 7:54 left in the first half. Allen scored the first two baskets of the run and then hit a jumper for a 16-6 lead with 11:50 left.
Allen’s jumper with 7:54 left in the first half gave the Owls a 30-6 lead. Temple took a 36-16 lead into halftime.
Luis Guzman scored 12 points and Juan Fernandez added 10 for Temple.
Winbush had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Kenny Hayes scored 10 points for Miami.