Temple 37 32 69
Stjosephs 34 36 70
Date of game: 2/2/2013

Recap: Saint Josephs vs. Temple

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Ronald Roberts had a double-double of 18 points and 12 rebounds as the Saint Joseph's Hawks knocked off the Temple Owls, 70-69, in Atlantic 10 conference action at Hagan Arena.

C.J. Aiken and Carl Jones each scored 16 points and Halil Kanacevic had 12 points and was a rebound shy of a double-double for Saint Joseph's (13-7, 4-3 A-10) which has won four of its last five.

Khalif Wyatt poured in a career-high 34 points, Will Cummings added 11 points and Anthony Lee collected 10 rebounds for Temple (14-7, 3-4) which had won two of its last three.

Temple led 37-34 at halftime by shooting 45.2 percent from the floor while hitting 6-of-16 from beyond the arc. Saint Joseph's remained close thanks to a 7-3 edge from the free-throw line.

With 5:39 remaining the Owls led 61-52. The Hawks then ripped off a 12-3 run to knot the game at 64-64 with just over two minutes to play. After the teams traded baskets Aiken made a layup and Kanacevic knocked in two free throws to put the Hawks ahead for good.

Saint Joseph's dominated inside and outscored Temple 40-16 in the paint.

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