PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Dionte Christmas made nine of 12 shots from the field Wednesday, leading Temple to a 78-59 upset of No. 20 Xavier.
Christmas scored 23 points, and Mark Tyndale added 22 points with eight rebounds and seven assists.
The Owls (7-8, 1-1 Atlantic 10) snapped a three-game losing streak.
The Musketeers overcame a three-point halftime deficit with a 7-1 run to start the second period.
Temple inched back in front by four near the midway point of the period and then put together a 20-4 surge to put the game away.