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Temple Vs Duquesne: Owls Host Dukes

Temple looks to extend a nine-game winning streak on Saturday afternoon against Duquesne.

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 look to continue their hot run through the Atlantic 10 Conference when they host the Duquesne Dukes at the Liacouras Center on Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m. (The Comcast Network)

Temple has rattled off nine straight to earn sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10 standings at 9-2 in league play. The Owls used 19 points from Ramone Moore on Wednesday night, all after halftime, to escape St. Bonaventure with a 76-70 victory which kept Temple one-half game ahead of Saint Louis in the conference standings.

Duquesne has won three out of four, including a 77-67 decision against visiting Fordham that was spurred by B.J. Monteiro's career-high 30 points. Monteiro leads the Dukes with 14.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.



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