In Philadelphia, Ronald Roberts scored 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked three shots as Saint Joseph's rallied from a nine-point deficit to edge Temple 70-69 Saturday night.

Two 3-pointers by Carl Jones started an 18-5 run for the Hawks (13-7, 4-3 Atlantic 10 Conference), who trailed their local rival 61-52 with 5:39 left.

C.J. Aiken put Saint Joseph's ahead 68-66 with a layup off a lob from Halil Kanacevic at the 25-second mark.

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After two free throws by Kanacevic, Khalif Wyatt's 3-pointer for the Owls (14-7, 3-4) made it a one-point game. Wyatt finished with a career-best 34 points and made 7 of 14 3-pointers.

Jones missed a free throw, but Wyatt had the ball go off Saint Joseph's on a drive, then couldn't hit a final shot with time running out.

Jones and Aiken scored 16 points each for Saint Joseph's. Kanacevic had 12 points, nine rebounds and eight assists.

Northeastern 59, Drexel 52

In Boston, Jonathan Lee scored 17 points to go with five boards and four assists to help Northeastern pull away from Colonial Athletic Association foe Drexel.

Joel Smith made 5-of-8 shots en route to 14 points for Northeastern, which has won nine of its last 10 games after starting the season 5-7.

Dartaye Ruffin led Drexel with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

La Salle 80, George Washington 71

In Washington, D.C., Ramon Galloway and D.J. Peterson scored 15 points apiece to lead six players in double figures for La Salle.

Sam Mills and Jerrell Wright had 12 each, with Wright grabbing eight rebounds. Tyreek Duren and Tyrone Garland scored 11 apiece for La Salle (15-6, 5-3 Atlantic 10 Conference). Duren passed Larry Cannon for 15th place on the Explorers' all-time assists list with 352 and tied Shawn Smith for 10th on the career steals list with 165.

Isaiah Armwood led George Washington (10-10, 4-3) with 17 points and nine rebounds, Patricio Garino and Dwayne Smith had 11 each and Kevin Larsen chipped in 10. The Colonials had won three straight A-10 games coming in.

The Explorers knocked down 11 of 25 from beyond the arc to the Colonials' 3 of 11, and La Salle scored 24 points off turnovers to George Washington's six.

Cornell 71, Penn 69

In Philadephia, Galal Cancer hit a go-ahead jumper with 10 seconds left and Cornell held on to top Ivy League foe Pennsylvania.

After Miles Cartwright's 3-pointer put Penn (4-16, 1-2) ahead 69-67 with 2:15 remaining, Errick Peck hit two free throws and Cancer his jumper while the Quakers committed turnovers on their final three possessions.

Princeton 72, Columbia 66

In Princeton, T.J. Bray scored 17 points and Ian Hummer hit clutch foul shots down the stretch as Princeton beat Columbia.

The Tigers (10-7, 3-0), tied atop the Ivy League standings with Harvard, won their fifth straight game.

Princeton won it from beyond the 3-point arc and at the foul line. Bray was 3-of-3 on 3-pointers. Will Barrett (10 points) and Mack Darrow were each 2-for-3 from long range. The Tigers finished 8-for-11 on treys.

Bryant 77, Monmouth 62

In West Long Branch, Frankie Dobbs scored a career-high 27 points to lead Bryant over Monmouth in Northeast Conference play.

The Bulldogs (15-6, 8-2) remain atop the NEC standings due to Dobbs and also Alex Francis, who posted his fifth double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

For Monmouth (8-15, 3-7), Jesse Steele recorded a career-high 27 points.

He hit 10-of-21 field goal attempts, including 4-of-13 3-pointers.

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