Wyatt scores 27 as Temple beats Penn 73-56
PHILADELPHIA – Khalif Wyatt came off the bench to score a career-high 27 points as Temple cruised to a 73-56 win over Pennsylvania on Wednesday night.
Wyatt was 9 of 13 from the field, hitting 4 of 6 from beyond the arc, for the Owls (13-4) who have won four of their last five games.
Ramone Moore had 12 points and Lavoy Allen added 10 points and a career-high six blocks.
Temple shot 51.9 percent (27 of 52) from the floor, including 56.5 percent in the second half. The Owls also had a season-best 92.9 percent from the foul line (13 of 14).
After Temple led 36-26 at halftime, the Quakers (5-8) got to 51-45, but could get no closer in losing their fourth straight.
Penn had 23 turnovers and of its 43 attempted shots, made 19 (44.2 percent) and had nine blocked.
Tyler Bernardini led the Quakers with 17 points. Zack Rosen, who averaged 16 points a game, was held to seven.