The Temple Owls look for their fifth straight win when the host the struggling Rhode Island Rams Wednesday night at 7 p.m. at the Liacouras Center.
Temple (15-5) moved to 4-2 in Atlantic 10 Conference play on Saturday with a victory against St. Joe's. Ramone Moore scored 21 points, Juan Fernandez added 17 and the Owls shot a scorching 60.0 percent from the field during the 78-60 win. St. Joe's fell behind by double digits early in the first half and could not stop Temple's offensive onslaught.
Rhode Island (4-19, 1-5) surprised Dayton on Saturday, 86-81, for its first conference win. The Rams used 25 points from Billy Baron to help snap a six-game losing streak, and Jonathan Holton added 16 points and 11 rebounds. Baron leads the way with 14.1 points per game, and Holton averages 10.9 points and 8.2 rebounds.
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