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UB men lose in OT at Temple

Anthony Lee scored his only basket on a putback with 0.3 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting Temple to an 87-85 win over the University at Buffalo on Wednesday night in Philadelphia.

Lee, a redshirt freshman who finished with five points thanks to a 3-for-5 night at the foul line, got the game's final points for Temple (8-3) by cleaning up Khalif Wyatt's attempt at a game-winner.

The non-conference game included 13 ties and 13 lead changes. The win extends the Owls' school record home-court winning streak to 25 games.

Ramone Moore scored a team-high 24 points and matched his season high with eight rebounds. Juan Fernandez added 21 points and, for the second straight game, made five three-pointers.

Wyatt added 17 points, including three three-pointers.

Javon McCrea scored a game-high 28 points to lead the Bulls (6-4).

The Owls scored 31 points off 21 Bulls turnovers.

*The St. Bonaventure women's basketball team takes a seven-game winning streak into today's 4 p.m. contest against Villanova in the opening day of the Monmouth University Hawks Holiday Classic. Following the contest with the 9-2 Wildcats, the Bonnies will face either Norfolk State or host Monmouth on Friday.

The game against Villanova will be the first neutral-site game of the year for Bona. Villanova leads the all-time series, 1-0, by virtue of a 66-61 overtime decision in 1995.

*The Niagara women travel to Syracuse tonight at 7 for the 12th meeting all time with Syracuse, with the Orange leading the series, 7-4. SU won their last clash convincingly, 93-54, on Dec. 14, 2008 at the Carrier Dome.

After starting 0-4, Niagara (3-8) won three of five before dropping its last two, 50-40 at Ohio and 63-49 at St. Bonaventure. Six-foot-2 sophomore center Lauren Gatto leads NU in scoring (9.2 ppg) and rebounding (5.9 rpg).

*The University at Buffalo women's basketball team concludes non-conference play over the next two days at the Cyclone Challenge at the Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.

The Bulls will face NJIT in the first round at 6 p.m. and either Iowa State or New Hampshire on Friday. The Bulls are coming into the tournament following a 69-65 overtime win over Oakland on Dec. 22.