Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Khalif Wyatt scored 18 points to lead the Temple Owls to an 80-75 win over the Delaware Blue Hens at the Liacouras Center.
Wyatt was 6-of-12 from the floor and dished out a game-high seven assists in the Owls' (3-0) victory. Scootie Randall also scored 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson added 10 points while Jake O'Brien contributed 13 points off the bench.
The Blue Hens' (2-4) third consecutive loss spoiled a spectacular performance by Jamelle Hagins, who recorded a double-double with 29 points and 13 rebounds. Devon Saddler added 25 points for Delaware.
Temple took a 41-34 advantage into halftime after knocking down 8-of-16 three- point attempts in the opening half. The Owls took the lead on a three-pointer by Randall about five and half minutes into the game and maintained it until the final buzzer.
Delaware shot 55.6 percent from the field to outscore the Owls, 41-39, in the second half, but it was unable to overcome the first half deficit.
The Blue Hens were guilty of 16 turnovers, which led to 20 points for Temple.