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Temple Vs. St. Joe's: Owls Host Pivotal Big 5 Tilt

The Temple Owls and St. Joe's Hawks meet Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Liacouras Center in an Atlantic 10 Conference tilt.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 10:  Ramone Moore #10 of the Temple Owls looks on against the Villanova Wildcats at the Liacouras Center on December 10, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - DECEMBER 10: Ramone Moore #10 of the Temple Owls looks on against the Villanova Wildcats at the Liacouras Center on December 10, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)
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The Temple Owls and St. Joe's Hawks meet Saturday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Liacouras Center in an Atlantic 10 Conference tilt.

Temple is riding a three-game winning streak, which includes a dominant wire-to-wire 79-57 victory against Charlotte on Wednesday night. The Owls were led by Ramone Moore's 18 points, and three teammates -- Aaron Brown (16 points), Khalif Wyatt (12) and Juan Fernandez (10) -- joined Moore in double figures. Senior big man Micheal Eric, still working his way back from injury, contributed six points, nine rebounds and three blocks.

St. Joe's ended a three-game losing streak on Wednesday by rolling past Dayton, 77-63. Ronald Roberts shot 10-11 from the field while pouring in a career-high 27 points, and he was joined in double figures by teammates C.J. Aiken (14 points, five blocks), Halil Kanacevic (13 points) and Langston Galloway (10 points).

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