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TEMPLE DOOMS UMASS TO WORST LOSS EVER UNDER BRUISER

It can't get much worse for UMass.

Quincy Wadley scored 28 points and Lynn Greer added 26 to lead Temple to an 84-52 win over Massachusetts Saturday in the Atlantic 10 Conference.

Wadley shot 10 for 15 from the field while Greer was 8 for 15. Temple snapped a two-game losing streak and handed UMass its worst loss in the five-year coaching career of Bruiser Flint.

"This was the worst game we played all season, by far," said Flint.

Wadley and Greer played the entire game for Temple (15-12 overall, 9-4 in the conference), which is down to eight players after losing forward Ron Rollerson to a foot injury earlier in the week.

The Owls shot 64 percent from the field (16 for 25) in the first half to take a 47-30 lead. An 8-0 run gave Temple an early 10-5 lead, and a 9-0 run, capped by a three-pointer from Alex Wesby (13 points), made it 21-11. The Owls were never threatened after that.

UMass shot just 32 percent from the field (18 for 57) and committed 12 turnovers, which led to 23 points for Temple.

Flint's previous worst loss was a 91-60 decision to North Carolina in December.

Monty Mack scored 21 points for the Minutemen (11-12, 9-3), extending his streak of 20-point games to eight -- the longest by a UMass player since Julius Erving in 1970-71.

Jackie Rogers scored 13 points with a career-high 11 rebounds off the bench for Massachusetts.

Flyers put away Colonials

DAYTON, Ohio -- Ramod Marshall scored 23 points to lead Dayton (16-9, 7-5) to an 82-79 A-10 victory over George Washington (11-14, 5-7).

Dayton led by as many as 14 points at the 11:38 mark in the second half, but George Washington went on a 12-3 run to cut the Flyers' lead to 63-58 with 4:57 left.

With 14 seconds left to play, Dayton led by only three points. Marshall made two free throws to put Dayton up, 81-76, and Brooks Hall added another free throw to give the Flyers a six-point lead with only four seconds remaining.

Chris Monroe made a three-pointer as time ran out to cut Dayton's final lead to three points.

SirValiant Brown led scoring for George Washington with 23 points.

Navy takes battle of services

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Chris Williams scored 25 points and Navy (15-10, 7-3) used a 12-0 run late in the second half to take an 82-70 win over Army (7-17, 2-8) in the Patriot League.

Navy posted its 18th straight regular season win over Army.

Around the MAC

Trevor Huffman had 27 points and five rebounds to help Kent State (17-7, 11-3) take a 58-45 Mid-American Conference victory over Central Michigan (17-5, 12-2). The Chippewas got 19 points from David Webber.

Cornelius Jackson scored a game-high 18 points to lead Marshall (15-8, 9-6) to a 92-70 victory over Ohio (14-9, 9-5). Tamar Slay chipped in with 17 points while Latece Williams and Travis Young scored 11 each for the Thundering Herd. Patrick Flomo and Anthony Jones scored 10 points each for Ohio.

Rashon Brown scored 16 points, including two free throws with four seconds left, as Akron (11-12, 8-6) held on for a 58-55 victory over Miami of Ohio (13-13, 9-6). Alex Shorts led the RedHawks with 14 points.

Greg Stempin scored a game-high 23 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Toledo (16-9, 8-6) to an 86-61 victory over Western Michigan (4-19, 4-10). Jon Powell led Western Michigan with 13 points.

Around the nation

Kevin Frey's 22 points led Xavier (19-5, 10-3) to a 79-65 win over Rhode Island (5-21, 1-12) in the A-10. Tavorris Bell led the Rams with 16 points.

Ryan Serravalle scored 19 points and Tim Szatko added 17 as Holy Cross (20-5, 10-1) took a 78-62 victory over Lafayette (10-14, 3-7) in the Patriot League. Josh Sankes had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Crusaders.

Ray Mercedes had 15 points as Cornell (7-16, 3-7) took a rare Ivy League win over Princeton, 66-49. It was the Big Red's first victory over the Tigers (11-10, 6-3) in 16 tries. Ka'Ron Barnes had 11 points for Cornell.

Two of Texas Christian University's top players, Greedy Daniels and Myron Anthony, were dismissed for an undisclosed violation of team rules. Daniels leads the teams in assists (144) and his scoring average (16.7) is second-best. Anthony averages 14.3 points.

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