"It's getting to be the same story," Moran said. "The records happen and we lose. Our defense was just awful. Maybe things will change now that they're over and we'll start winning again."
The Hawks (16-6 overall, 7-4 A-10) lost to George Washington when Moran passed the 2,000-point milestone last month. On Tuesday they suffered another setback to Temple as Moran fell four points short of the mark.
Temple's 88-83 loss at Dayton last night kept St. Joseph's a game behind the first-place Owls in the Atlantic Ten East.
Stephanie Graff and Amy Snell each added 11 points last night for the Hawks, while Xavier (9-14, 4-7) was led by Amy Waugh's 30 points.
Dayton 88, Temple 83 - Stacey Smalls scored 26 points and Natalia Isaac scored 20, but the Owls (13-9, 8-3) lost the Atlantic Ten game in Dayton, Ohio. Marnina Sullivan scored 18 to lead five Flyers (10-12, 7-4) in double figures.
UNC Wilmington 61, Drexel 41 - Michelle Maslowski scored 17 points, but the Seahawks (11-10, 5-7) held the Dragons (1-9, 5-7) to a season-low scoring output, and won the Colonial Athletic Association game in North Carolina.
Eastern 79, Bryn Mawr 53 - Andrea Collesidis scored 18 points as the Eagles (13-9) won the nonleague game at Bryn Mawr (3-18). Deb Charamella scored a career-high 22 for the Mawrters.
Widener 81, Baptist Bible 31 - Jackie Sweeney scored 23 to lead the Pioneers (8-14) to the nonleague win over visiting Bible (4-18), which got 11 from Amy Pauling.
Old Dominion 69, George Mason 31 - Hamchetou Maiga scored 13 of her 17 points in the first half to lead the No. 20 Monarchs (16-5, 12-0 Colonial Athletic Association) to the rout of the Patriots (11-12, 5-7) at Norfolk, Va.
Lucienne Berthieu added 10 points for Old Dominion, which led, 36-12, at halftime despite being outrebounded, 24-18.
Vernessa Neamo had 11 points and 11 rebounds for George Mason, which made just 5 of 29 shots in the first half and committed 19 of its 29 turnovers before the break.