Updated: Charlotte (17-4) and Temple (14-7) Face Off

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Charlotte 41 47 88 +9.5
  Temple 41 48 89 -9.5
Wed, Feb 06 2013, 07:00 PM

Liacouras Center
Philadelphia, PA
Attendance: 4,785

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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%).
  • Pierra Henry is ranked 9th nationally in steals.
  • Charlotte can actually jump, with more rebounds (38.0 per game vs 34.4 per game) than Temple this season.
CHAR Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B- Pierra Henry 32 9 5 3 3 1 3
B- Chris Braswell 24 11 6 1 1 1 2
C+ D. Mayfield 26 12 4 2 1 0 2
C+ Willie Clayton 23 8 7 0 0 1 2
C Darion Clark 18 6 5 1 0 1 2
C T. Williams 22 6 3 2 1 0 2
C Denzel Ingram 23 6 1 1 1 0 1
C E. Nickerson 19 5 2 1 0 0 1
C J.T. Thompson 15 5 3 1 0 0 0
C- Ilija Ivankovic 5 0 4 0 0 0 0
D+ Ivan Benkovic 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Lamar Bradbury 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Mike Thorne 7 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Colby Lewis 5 1 1 0 0 0 0
TEMPLE Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B+ Khalif Wyatt 33 19 3 4 2 0 3
B Scootie Randall 35 11 6 2 1 0 1
B Anthony Lee 26 11 8 0 0 1 1
B R. Hollis-Jefferson 31 8 5 3 2 1 2
C Will Cummings 23 6 2 2 2 0 1
C Jake O`Brien 18 8 2 1 1 1 1
C T.J. DiLeo 19 3 2 2 1 0 1
D+ Quenton DeCosey 8 2 1 1 0 0 0
D+ Dalton Pepper 11 2 1 0 0 0 1
D Daniel Dingle 3 1 1 0 0 0 0
D Devontae Watson 3 2 1 0 0 1 1
D Jimmy McDonnell 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

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