Make it eight straight for the high flying Temple Owls. The Owls beat St. Bonaventure by a final score of 76-70 on Wednesday night.
Ramone Moore led the way with 19 points for the Owls, who trailed by a point after the first half. The Bonnies kept it close until the 11-minute mark in the second half. Khalif Wyatt hit a three-point jumper and Moore followed with a layup and a three-point shot of his own to make it 53-43 with just under nine minutes to play.
Moore and Wyatt, who had 17 points, were two of four Temple players scoring in double figures. Michael Eric led the team with 11 rebounds.
The Owls lead St. Louis University by half a game for the top spot in the Atlantic 10. The win moves them to 20-5 for the season and 9-2 in conference play as they enter the home stretch.
The Owls host the Duquesne Dukes on Saturday.