Missouri beats Temple to snap 3-game skid

(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. Javon Pickett scored 16 points and Missouri snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Temple 64-54.

Dru Smith added 12 points and six rebounds for the visiting Tigers, who were coming off a stunning home loss to Charleston Southern. Missouri took the lead 53-52 on a Jeremiah Tillman transition dunk with four minutes to go as the Tigers pulled away.