On Wednesday, Charlotte heads to Liacouras Center to take on Temple. Tip-off occurs at 7:00 EST. The 49ers are 1-3 against the Owls over the last four years. They lost 79-57 the last time they played (1/25/2012).
Temple maintains 11th place in the A-10 while Charlotte sits at 2nd place.
In their last match-up, E. Victor Nickerson finished with 12 points and 5 rebounds in the 49ers 66-65 victory over Massachusetts on February 2nd. While contributing 2.0 rebounds per game, he also scores 5.4 points per game. For the Owls, Khalif Wyatt finished with 34 points in the 70-69 loss to St. Joseph's (PA) on February 2nd. With 18.6 points per game and 4.0 assists per game, he has team-best marks in both categories. From a tempo-free perspective, Temple is strong in turnover percentage at 16.3. This is good enough for 1st in the conference and 14th in the nation.
StatSmack! Charlotte is better than Temple
We make our fans proud. Charlotte has a better record at home than Temple this season (11-0 vs 9-2).
The Charlotte basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Temple (67% vs 33%).