"Best" and "Worst" Awards: Temple vs. N.C. State

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DAYTON, Ohio – My look at some of the best and worst performances and happenings from Temple’s 76-72 East Regional second-round victory over N.C. State here Friday at University of Dayton Arena: Best performance: It would be insane to not give this award to Khalif Wyatt. His 31 points were tied for the fifth most by an Owl in the NCAA tournament. It was also the most tournament points by a Temple player since Mark Macon had 31 in 1991. The Norristown native scored 12 of Temple's final 17 points. His final two points came on a pair of foul shots with two seconds left. He accomplished all that after jamming his left thumb with 16 minutes, 38 seconds to play.

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