Canisius 28 44 72
Temple 36 26 62
Date of game: 12/19/2012

Recap: Temple vs. Canisius

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Billy Baron scored 19 points to lead the Canisius Golden Griffins to a 72-62 road victory over the Temple Owls in a non-conference matchup at the Liacouras Center.

Isaac Sosa netted 13 points for Canisius (8-2) while Harold Washington finished with 12. Chris Manhertz and Josiah Heath combined to shoot 0-of-5 from the field but each had double digit rebounding efforts with 13 and 11, respectively. Manhertz also made an impact on the defensive end with four blocks. Reggie Groves hit 4-of-5 from behind the three-point line for 12 points off the bench.

Temple (8-2) got 17 points from Khalif Wyatt and 14 points off the bench from Jake O'Brien. Anthony Lee and Will Cummings each dropped 10 while Scootie Randall finished with just seven points on 3-of-16 shooting from the field.

The Owls took care of the ball in the opening half, turning it over just once. They made only 2-of-12 shots from behind the arc but led 36-28 at intermission after holding Canisius to 39.3 percent shooting from the floor.

After Cummings scored the opening basket of the second half, the Golden Griffins went on a 15-4 run to take the lead with 13:52 remaining. Groves scored nine straight points later in the half as Canisius ran away from the Owls by holding them to 25 percent shooting in the final 20 minutes.

Despite the loss Temple remains 4-1 all-time against Canisius.

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