PHILADELPHIA PA - DECEMBER 08: Head coach Phil Martelli of the St. Joseph's Hawks reacts as he coaches in the second half against the Minnesota Golden Gophers at Michael J. Hagan Arena on December 8 2010 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
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Scootie Randall posted 17 points and seven rebounds as the Temple Owls handled the Saint Joseph's Hawks, 72-54, in an Atlantic 10 Conference tilt at The Palestra.
Randall made 6-of-9 field goals, including 3-of-5 from long range, as the Owls (15-5, 5-2 A-10) defeated SJU for the eighth consecutive time. Lavoy Allen registered a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds, while Ramone Moore had 10 points and eight assists.
Carl Jones turned in a game-high 19 points to lead the Hawks (5-15, 0-7), who dropped their eighth straight decision. Ronald Roberts also got involved for SJU, finishing with 17 points off the bench.
Temple used a 12-0 run in the first period to open a 32-22 advantage at the half.
The Owl shot 54.5 percent from the field and converted 15-of-21 free-throw attempts in the second half, as they captured the 18-point victory.
Temple handed out 20 assists to just eight turnovers, in addition to dominating the boards, 38-23.