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Temple tops Villanova

Juan Fernandez hit seven three-pointers and scored a career-high 33 points and Ryan Brooks added 20 points in Temple's 75-65 victory over the third-ranked Wildcats on Sunday.

Fernandez led a sizzling three-point attack that stunned the Wildcats (9-1) in the second half and helped them pull away for their first win over a top-five team since beating No. 1 Cincinnati on F eb. 20, 2000. The Owls opened the half on an 11-0 run and grabbed a lead they would never surrender.

VILLANOVA (9-1): Pena 5-10 6-6 16, Sutton 0-1 1-2 1, Reynolds 9-16 2-2 23, Fisher 6-14 0-1 14, Stokes 2-8 0-0 5, Wayns 0-1 0-0 0, Cheek 0-1 0-0 0, King 2-5 0-0 6, Armwood 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-56 9-11 65.

TEMPLE (8-2): Allen 5-10 0-0 10, Eric 0-3 1-2 1, Brooks 7-12 4-5 20, Fernandez 11-15 4-4 33, Guzman 0-2 2-4 2, Moore 0-0 0-0 0, Williams 2-4 0-0 6, Jefferson 1-1 1-2 3, Randall 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 26-48 12-1 7 75.

Halftime—Villanova 37-31. 3-Point Goals—Villanova 8-24 (Reynolds 3-6, King 2-3, Fisher 2-9, Stokes 1-4, Cheek 0-1, Wayns 0-1), Temple 11-22 (Fernandez 7-9, Williams 2-4, Brooks 2-6, Randall 0 -1, Guzman 0-1, Allen 0-1). Fouled Out—King. Rebounds—Villanova 25 (King, Reynolds 7), Temple 34 (Allen 17). Assists—Villanova 12 (Fisher 7), Temple 20 (Guzman 7). Total Fouls—Villanova 19, Temp le 11. A—8,449.

Top 25

No. 7 Syracuse 75, St. Francis 51

ST. FRANCIS, NY (3-6): Perunicic 2-11 0-0 6, Ayeni 2-8 1-2 5, Wrice 6-8 0-2 12, Cadell 4-9 0-0 11, Newton 0-3 2-2 2, Clark 0-0 0-0 0, Bennett 3-17 6-10 15, Johnson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 17-58 9-16 51.

SYRACUSE (10-0): Jackson 5-8 1-2 11, Johnson 4-6 2-2 12, Onuaku 7-10 0-0 14, Rautins 2-5 1-2 6, Triche 2-4 0-0 5, Jones 3-7 1-2 10, Jardine 1-2 0-0 3, Joseph 2-7 3-5 7, Riley 1-1 0-1 2, Southerland 2-4 1-2 5 . Totals 29-54 9-16 75.

Halftime—Syracuse 38-26. 3-Point Goals—St. Francis, NY 8-24 (Cadell 3-5, Bennett 3-6, Perunicic 2-9, Newton 0-1, Ayeni 0-3), Syracuse 8-18 (Jones 3-6, Johnson 2-2, Triche 1-2, Jardine 1-2, Ra utins 1-4, Southerland 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—St. Francis, NY 40 (Bennett 10), Syracuse 35 (Johnson 9). Assists—St. Francis, NY 11 (Ayeni 6), Syracuse 24 (Jardine 9). Total Fouls—St. Fr ancis, NY 16, Syracuse 14. A—19,381.

Missouri Valley

Niagara 76, Illinois St. 68

NIAGARA (7-4): Williamson 2-10 0-2 6, Edwards 6-8 2-3 14, Garrison 1-7 3-4 6, Lewis 8-15 5-7 26, Nelson 2-5 2-2 7, Cooley 3-4 3-6 10, Gillette 3-5 1-1 7. Totals 25-54 16-25 76.

ILLINOIS ST. (7-1): Carmichael 5-8 1-2 11, Odiakosa 6-9 2-4 14, Eldridge 5-18 0-0 12, Rubin 2-5 0-0 6, Phillips 2-10 2-2 6, Johnson 0-4 0-0 0, Thornton 5-8 0-1 10, Clark 2-2 0-0 5, Lewis 2-5 0-0 4. Totals 29-69 5-9 68.

Halftime—Niagara 35-33. 3-Point Goals—Niagara 10-21 (Lewis 5-9, Williamson 2-6, Cooley 1-2, Nelson 1-2, Garrison 1-2), Illinois St. 5-23 (Rubin 2-4, Eldridge 2-11, Clark 1-1, Thornton 0-1, Jo hnson 0-2, Phillips 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Niagara 28 (Garrison 6), Illinois St. 49 (Carmichael, Odiakosa 13). Assists—Niagara 14 (Nelson 7), Illinois St. 14 (Phillips 6). Total Fouls—N iagara 11, Illinois St. 19. A—6,088.

Indiana St. 60, ORU 54

ORAL ROBERTS (6-5): Stokes 1-3 0-0 3, Craion 3-8 0-0 7, Ford 1-7 3-4 5, Holdman 4-6 0-0 9, Morrison 5-12 5-6 17, Fletcher 2-8 0-0 5, Bell-Holter 3-8 2-2 8. Totals 19-52 10-12 54.

INDIANA ST. (6-3): Kelly 3-5 0-0 7, Leitnaker 1-3 0-0 2, Reed 3-8 0-0 8, Lathan 6-14 3-4 16, Marshall 6-11 0-0 15, Doluony 0-1 0-0 0, Crawford 1-2 0-0 2, Martin 1-2 0-0 2, Printy 1-3 0-0 2, Carter 1-3 2-2 4, R ichard 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 24-57 5-6 60.

Halftime—Oral Roberts 27-26. 3-Point Goals—Oral Roberts 6-17 (Morrison 2-3, Craion 1-1, Stokes 1-2, Holdman 1-2, Fletcher 1-7, Bell-Holter 0-2), Indiana St. 7-18 (Marshall 3-4, Reed 2-6, Lath an 1-2, Kelly 1-2, Doluony 0-1, Carter 0-1, Printy 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Oral Roberts 31 (Holdman 7), Indiana St. 34 (Lathan 7). Assists—Oral Roberts 10 (Morrison 5), Indiana St. 12 (M arshall 8). Total Fouls—Oral Roberts 12, Indiana St. 13. A—3,357.

Big 12

OSU 81, Ark.-Pine Bluff 66

ARK.-PINE BLUFF (0-7): Washington 2-3 5-10 9, Glass 2-5 0-1 5, Weathers 4-7 0-0 10, Calvin 2-11 0-0 4, Townsend 5-14 3-4 16, Martin 2-3 1-2 5, Moore 1-1 0-0 2, Collins 1-1 0-0 2, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Davis 3-8 2-4 9, Barnett 1-2 0-0 2, Kennedy 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 24-57 11-21 66.

OKLAHOMA ST. (8-1): Moses 10-11 3-4 23, Muonelo 1-1 0-0 3, Page 3-11 4-6 13, Gulley 0-1 0-0 0, Anderson 3-10 8-9 16, Shaw 0-1 0-0 0, Dowell 0-2 0-0 0, Walker 0-0 0-0 0, Penn 4-5 1-1 11, Sidorakis 0-0 0-0 0, Pil grim 2-2 3-4 7, Franklin 3-5 2-2 8. Totals 26-49 21-26 81.

Halftime—Oklahoma St. 41-35. 3-Point Goals—Ark.-Pine Bluff 7-11 (Townsend 3-4, Weathers 2-3, Davis 1-1, Glass 1-1, Calvin 0-1, Martin 0-1), Oklahoma St. 8-21 (Page 3-10, Penn 2-3, Anderson 2- 6, Muonelo 1-1, Gulley 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Ark.-Pine Bluff 33 (Davis 6), Oklahoma St. 30 (Moses 14). Assists—Ark.-Pine Bluff 10 (Calvin, Townsend 3), Oklahoma St. 13 (Penn 5). Total Fouls—Ark.-Pine Bluff 22, Oklahoma St. 20. Technical—Franklin. A—10,981.

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